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Kill Bin Laden : a Delta Force Commander's account of the hunt for the world's most wanted man

Author: Dalton Fury
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2008.
Series: New York Times best sellers.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The mission was to kill the most wanted man in the world--a mission requiring the best America had to offer: roughly forty members of America's super-secret counterterrorist unit, an élite and mysterious unit known as Delta Force. And these Delta warriors had the best help they could ask for: the CIA, a dozen of the British Queen's elite commandos, and another dozen or so Army Green Berets. This team waged a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Osama Bin Laden; Osama Bin Laden; Usāma Ibn-Lādin; Usāma Ibn-Lādin
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Dalton Fury
ISBN: 9780312384395 0312384394 9780312567408 0312567405
OCLC Number: 213300987
Description: xxvi, 320 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: Key characters --
Maps --
Unfinished business --
Welcome to Delta --
9/11 --
Molon Lave --
Running guns --
Green eyes --
Leaders' recon --
We must attack --
The daisy cutter --
The decisive point --
Men and mission --
Press the attack --
The surrender --
Bomb like there is no tomorrow --
A strange kind of war --
Victory declared ... Bin Laden status unknown --
The years since --
Former unit member.
Series Title: New York Times best sellers.
Responsibility: Dalton Fury.
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The mission was to kill the most wanted man in the world--a mission requiring the best America had to offer: roughly forty members of America's super-secret counterterrorist unit, an élite and mysterious unit known as Delta Force. And these Delta warriors had the best help they could ask for: the CIA, a dozen of the British Queen's elite commandos, and another dozen or so Army Green Berets. This team waged a modern-day siege of epic proportions against bin Laden and his seemingly impenetrable cave sanctuary, deep inside the Spin Ghar Mountain range. Over the years since the battle, news stories have surfaced offering tidbits of information about what actually happened in the caves of Tora Bora, most of it conjecture and speculation. This is the first firsthand account of this battle, and an inside look at the extraordinary nature of Delta Force and how they operate.--From publisher description.

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