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Lone Survivor The Eyewitness Account of Operation Redwing and the Lost Heroes of SEAL Team 10

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ISBN-10: 0316067601

ISBN-13: 9780316067607

Edition: N/A

Authors: Marcus Luttrell, Patrick Robinson

List price: $17.00
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Four US Navy SEALS departed one clear night in early July, 2005 for the mountainous Afghanistan-Pakistan border for a reconnaissance mission. Their task was to document the activity of an al Qaeda leader rumored to be very close to Bin Laden with a small army in a Taliban stronghold. Five days later, only one of those Navy SEALS made it out alive. This is the story of the only survivor of Operation Redwing, SEAL fire team leader Marcus Luttrell, and the extraordinary firefight that led to the largest loss of life in American Navy SEAL history. His squadmates fought valiantly beside him until he was the only one left alive, blasted by an RPG into a place where his pursuers could not find…    
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Book details

List price: $17.00
Publisher: Little Brown & Company
Publication date: 5/1/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 416
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Marcus Luttrell (born November 7, 1975) is a former Petty Officer First Class and United States Navy SEAL. He received the Navy Cross for his actions in 2005 facing Taliban fighters during Operation Redwing. Born in Houston, Texas and raised in Willis, Texas, Luttrell joined the United States Navy in March 1999. He began Basic Underwater Demolition/SEAL (BUD/S) training with Class 226 in Coronado, California. He graduated with Class 228 after suffering a fractured femur early in his training. He was deployed to Afghanistan in 2005. Prior to Afghanistan, Luttrell had been part of SEAL Team 5 and participated in Operation Iraqi Freedom doing various operations there. Luttrell's New York Times…    

Kathie Lee Gifford was born in Paris, France on August 16, 1953. At the age of fourteen, she organized a folk group with her sister called Pennsylvania Next Right. She won Maryland's Junior Miss title and the national competition's Kraft Hostess Awards at the age of seventeen. She studied communications, drama, and the arts at Kansas State University. She went to Los Angeles at the age of twenty and got a minor role on the soap "Days of Our Lives. In 1977, she was a feature singer for the game show "Name That Tune" and later was a co-star in "Hee Haw Honeys," which was a spinoff of "Hee Haw." Gifford was a guest host on "A.M. Los Angeles" and was seen by the producers of "Good Morning…    

Prologue
To Afghanistan...in a Flying Warehouse
Baby Seals...and Big Ole Gators
A School for Warriors
Welcome to Hell, Gentlemen
Like the Remnants of a Ravaged Army
'Bye, Dudes, Give 'Em Hell
An Avalanche of Gunfire
The Final Battle for Murphy's Ridge
Blown-up, Shot, and Presumed Dead
An American Fugitive Cornered by the Taliban
Reports of My Death Greatly Exaggerated
"Two-two-eight! It's Two-two-eight!"
Epilogue: Lone Star
Afterword
Never Forget
Acknowledgments