U.S. Navy SEALs: The Mission to Kill Osama bin Laden (2 Chapter excerpt of U.S. Navy SEALs) [NOOK Book]

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The U.S. Navy SEALs—named for the three environments from which they operate (SEa, Air, Land)—was organized and created during World War II and over the past seventy years have taken the lead in many special operations missions that have protected the United States. In this quick read, Hans Halberstadt writes about the SEALs's most famous mission—finding and killing Osama bin Laden in Abbottabad, Afghanistan, on May 1st and 2nd, 2011. Halberstadt writes about the art of the SEALs raid, the importance of...

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Overview

The U.S. Navy SEALs—named for the three environments from which they operate (SEa, Air, Land)—was organized and created during World War II and over the past seventy years have taken the lead in many special operations missions that have protected the United States. In this quick read, Hans Halberstadt writes about the SEALs's most famous mission—finding and killing Osama bin Laden in Abbottabad, Afghanistan, on May 1st and 2nd, 2011. Halberstadt writes about the art of the SEALs raid, the importance of safe houses, the escape-and-evasion plan, launching the mission from Pakistan, the basics of the raid, as well as the aftermath of the bin Laden mission. This quick read also includes current U.S. Navy SEALs speaking about their profession and all-encompassing lifestyle in their own words.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781610599986
  • Publisher: MBI Publishing Company
  • Publication date: 1/23/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition description: 2 Chapter excerpt of U.S. Navy SEALs
  • Sales rank: 452,775
  • File size: 9 MB

Meet the Author

Hans Halberstadt studied documentary film in college and later took up writing, authoring or co-authoring more than fifty books. Most of his books have been on military subjects, especially U.S. special operations forces, armor, and artillery. He has also written extensively about farming and railroads. Halberstadt served in the U.S. Army as a helicopter door gunner in Vietnam. He and his wife, April, live in San Jose, California.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 27, 2000

    It's genius!!!

    This book was great! I hope to become a Navy SEAL myself someday and this book has really given me a new understanding of the men that risk their lives everyday to defend our freedom. If you are interested in the U.S. Navy SEALS or the military in general I would recomend this book to you.

    2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 9, 2013

    Pinkgorilla treasure hunt

    Sorry peeps. I did indeed have this posted, but it deleted something somewhere so my 95 got whacked off 95 sorry!! And i said no one tried at ome base!! Sorry! I didnt know this had happened. Okay. So solve this equasion and that will be whay u search. Res 1. 5+5-9+17-7+1-11

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 8, 2013

    HELP

    Somebody said this was the next"pit stop for a scavenger hunt" what does that mean. Has anyone else seen or heard anything about the scabenger hunt? Pleez ruplie

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 19, 2013

    I want this book

    Is it ay good?

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 1, 2000

    AWESOME BOOK, GREAT PICS

    This is a great book, I highly recomend it!!! I've had it for 2 years and so far it has answered every question I have had about the SEALs. Great book, good bye, good night.

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