Delta Force: A Memoir by the Founder of the U.S. Military's Most Secretive Special-Operations Unit

Delta Force: A Memoir by the Founder of the U.S. Military's Most Secretive Special-Operations Unit

by Charlie A Beckwith, Donald Knox

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Overview

The definitive insider's account of the U.S. Army's most elite and secretive special-ops unit, written by the legendary founder and first commanding officer of Delta Force

Wanted: Volunteers for Project Delta. Will guarantee you a medal. A body bag. Or both. With this call to arms, Charlie Beckwith revolutionized American armed combat. Beckwith's acclaimed memoir tells the story of Delta Force ("the Army's most elite commando unit."—Los Angeles Times) as only its maverick creator could tell it—from the bloody baptism of Vietnam to the top-secret training grounds of North Carolina to political battles in the upper levels of the Pentagon itself. This is the heart-pounding, first-person, insider's view of the missions that made Delta Force legendary.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780062249692
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 05/14/2013
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 371
Sales rank: 298,947
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.30(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

U.S. Army Colonel Charles A. Beckwith was the founderand first commanding officer of Delta Force. For his service,he was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross, Silver Star,Legion of Merit, and Purple Heart. He is interred in the FortSam Houston National Cemetery in San Antonio, Texas.

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