The Resource Service : a Navy SEAL at war, Marcus Luttrell ; with James D. Hornfischer

Service : a Navy SEAL at war, Marcus Luttrell ; with James D. Hornfischer

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Service : a Navy SEAL at war
Title
Service
Title remainder
a Navy SEAL at war
Statement of responsibility
Marcus Luttrell ; with James D. Hornfischer
Title variation
Navy SEAL at war
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The author, a Navy SEAL, returned from his star-crossed mission in Afghanistan with his bones shattered and his heart broken. So many had given their lives to save him, and he would have readily done the same for them. As he recuperated, he wondered why he and others, from America's founding to today, had been willing to sacrifice everything, including themselves, for the sake of family, nation, and freedom. In this book, we follow the author to Iraq, where he returns to the battlefield as a member of SEAL Team 5 to help take on the most dangerous city in the world, Ramadi, the capital of war-torn Al Anbar Province. There, in six months of high-intensity urban combat, he would be part of what has been called the greatest victory in the history of U.S. Special Operations forces. We also return to Afghanistan and Operation Redwing, where he offers powerful new details about his miraculous rescue. Throughout, he reflects on what it really means to take on a higher calling, about the men he's seen lose their lives for their country, and the legacy of those who came and bled before
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
BTCTKA
Dewey number
956.7044/345/092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
VG87
LC item number
.L87 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Service : a Navy SEAL at war, Marcus Luttrell ; with James D. Hornfischer
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Service : a Navy SEAL at war, Marcus Luttrell ; with James D. Hornfischer
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 363-364)
Contents
Brotherhood -- How We Fight. One more round ; SEAL Team 5, Alfa Platoon ; Never quit ; Into the hornet's nest ; Shakeout patrol ; Firecracker ; Old men of Anbar ; Under fire and blown to hell ; Frogman down ; "We're not going to make it out of here alive" ; My enemy, my friend ; Going south ; Sniper One ; Flight to Al Asad ; Blood and victory -- How We Live. Hitting the wall ; Angels on my shoulder ; "You might want to pray now" ; That others may live ; Stir-crazy ; Family ties -- How We Die. Heroes of the day ; The warrior queens ; Links in the chain -- The flaming ferris wheel spins -- Naval Special Operations personnel killed in action, 1943-present
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Dimensions
25 cm.
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Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xv, 364 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780316185363
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2012904468
Other physical details
ill., maps, ports.
System control number
ocn756584153

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