Eyes on Target

Eyes on Target

Inside Stories From the Brotherhood of the U.S. Navy SEALs

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Told through the eyes of current and former Navy SEALs, EYES ON TARGET is an inside account of some of the most harrowing missions in American history-including the mission to kill Osama bin Laden and the mission that wasn't, the deadly attack on the US diplomatic outpost in Benghazi where a retired SEAL sniper with a small team held off one hundred terrorists while his repeated radio calls for help went unheeded. The book contains incredible accounts of major SEAL operations-from the violent birth of SEAL Team Six and the aborted Operation Eagle Claw meant to save the hostages in Iran, to key missions in Iraq and Afganistan where the SEALs suffered their worst losses in their fifty year history-and every chapter illustrates why this elite military special operations unit remains the most feared anti-terrorist force in the world. They live by a stringent and demanding code of their own creation, keeping them ready to ignore politics, bureaucracy and-if necessary-direct orders. They share a unique combination of character, intelligence, courage, love of country and what can only be called true grit. They are the Navy SEALs, and they keep their Eyes on Target.
Publisher: New York : Center Street, 2014
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9781455575695
1455575690
Branch Call Number: 359.984 Mc
Characteristics: xxviii, 285 pages ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Miniter, Richard

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Jun 14, 2014

It was based on history, factual account of war in Afghanistan.

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