Kevin Dockery has been a soldier in the President's Guard under Presidents Nixon and Ford, a grade-school teacher, radio broadcaster, gunsmith, and historian. He even spent time in Iraq and Kuwait during Desert Storm as what he refers to as a "corporate mercenary." As a noted military historian, he has written a number of books on the history of the Navy SEALs and the lives of the men who lived that history including Navy SEALs: A History of the Early Years.
Operation Thunderhead: The True Story of Vietnam's Final POW Rescue Mission--and the last Navy Seal Kil led in Countryby Kevin Dockery
In the last year of the Vietnam conflict, even as American troops were leaving for home, there were still those fighting for their lives: prisoners of war being held in the Communist north. This is the incredible true story of a rescue mission that was classified/b>
The war was all but over?but there was still one battle the United States had to fight.
In the last year of the Vietnam conflict, even as American troops were leaving for home, there were still those fighting for their lives: prisoners of war being held in the Communist north. This is the incredible true story of a rescue mission that was classified Top Secret for years?Operation Thunderhead.
The Navy SEALs and the Underwater Demolition Teams who took part knew that if they were captured, they would be killed, tortured, or simply disappear forever. They went in anyway.
Here, the details of Operation Thunderhead are revealed?the mission, the materials, and the men who put their lives on the line to save their brothers in arms.
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Inspiring story about POW's during the Vietnam war, and those who attempted to aid in their rescue. I have read several books about the Navy Seals, and there was alot that I have never read before. Well written and researched. Once you start you won't want to put it down.