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The Sheriff of Ramadi: Navy Seals and the Winning of Al-Anbar

The Sheriff of Ramadi: Navy Seals and the Winning of Al-Anbar

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by Dick Couch
     
 

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In this ground-breaking book, best-selling author and former U.S. Navy SEAL Dick Couch reports on the actions of the SEAL Task Unit during the Battle of Ramadi in Iraq s al-Anbar Province between 2005 and 2007. When he began his research, the author thought he would be writing about the SEALs courage in the face of a losing cause. Instead, he discovered a startling

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In this ground-breaking book, best-selling author and former U.S. Navy SEAL Dick Couch reports on the actions of the SEAL Task Unit during the Battle of Ramadi in Iraq s al-Anbar Province between 2005 and 2007. When he began his research, the author thought he would be writing about the SEALs courage in the face of a losing cause. Instead, he discovered a startling success story whose importance has gone unrecognized in the war against al-Qaeda. Couch argues that the lessons of Ramadi, with SEALs fighting alongside regular forces in an urban war zone, call for using this strategy more widely. One of the most significant military engagements in the global war against terrorism since 9/11 and the most sustained and vicious engagement ever fought by SEALs, the Battle of Ramadi demonstrates both their code of brotherhood and ability to adapt in an urban battle space, which Couch identifies as the keys to the SEALs success on the battlefield. The story of PO2 Michael Monsoor, who was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor for his bravery during the battle, is a compelling example of their extraordinary brotherhood. First published in hardcover in 2008, the book is now available in paperback for the first time.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781612514185
Publisher:
Naval Institute Press
Publication date:
07/10/2013
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Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
272,747
File size:
3 MB

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Sheriff of Ramadi: Navy SEALs and the Winning of al-Anbar 3.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
RKE_Steve More than 1 year ago
I must say I was disappointed with this book. I expected an account of combat in Ramadi and this book does not deliver on that point. It does detail HOW the fight was done and how the fight was successful and is well written adn researched in this respect. However if you are looking for a account on the combat I urge you to look eslewhere.
VADERCOP More than 1 year ago
FANTASTIC