Desperate Lands: The War on Terror Through the Eyes of a Special Forces Soldier

Desperate Lands: The War on Terror Through the Eyes of a Special Forces Soldier

by Regulo Zapata

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DESPERATE LANDS is the unprecedented story of U.S. Army Special Forces soldiers and the missions they have carried out while fighting the war on terror in the Horn of Africa and in Afghanistan. The book is unique and timely, in that it tells the compelling story of our nations struggle and of its soldiers fighting a new and different kind of war never fought before a Global War on Terror. This true story comes at a time when our nation has divided feelings and opinions about this war a division that exists among both government leaders and the American people. These pages offer a different perspective that of lower enlisted soldiers reflecting their personal experience in combat zones in Africa and Afghanistan as they witnessed and experienced the fog of war. The author Special Forces Master Sergeant Regulo Zapata, Jr. shares his extraordinary journey through ancient and desperate lands at the front lines of this ongoing war. Here are true stories of sacrifice, bravery, excitement, horror, anger, tedium, fear, camaraderie, and more a firsthand look behind the headlines at the reality of the exceptional and difficult challenges U.S. Army Special Forces soldiers face as they defend America against the terrorist threat.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780979784712
Publisher: Nadores Publishing & Research
Publication date: 10/18/2007
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 192
File size: 4 MB

About the Author

Master Sergeant Regulo Zapata Jr, US Army (Retired) joined the Special Forces in 1974. Since then he has participated in numerous operations in several countries. Master Sergeant Regulo Zapata was a Green Beret, Special Forces Operations Sergeant with twenty-eight years of service with the US Army.
Sergeant Zapata served as an enlisted soldier in the United States Army Special Operations Forces with the 2nd Battalion, 75th Rangers Airborne, 5th Special Forces Group, and 19th Special Forces Group while on active duty.
He graduated from the United States Army John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center School, Army Special Forces Operations and Intelligence Course, United States Army Ranger School and many other Secret Special Forces Courses available to a Green Beret, Army Special Forces enlisted soldier.
Master Sergeant Regulo Zapata Jr, now lives in Gilroy, California, USA.

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