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The making of a Navy SEAL : my story of surviving the toughest challenge and training the best

Author: Brandon Webb; John David Mann
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, [2015]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"Brandon Webb's experiences in the world's most elite sniper corps are the stuff of legend. From his grueling years of training in Naval Special Operations to his combat tours in the Persian Gulf and Afghanistan, The Making of a Navy SEAL provides a rare and riveting look at the inner workings of the U.S. military through the eyes of a covert operations specialist, "--Amazon.com.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Personal narratives
Biography
Personal narratives, American
Named Person: Brandon Webb; Brandon Webb; Brandon Webb
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brandon Webb; John David Mann
ISBN: 9781250069429 1250069424 9781250087089 1250087082 9781250144430 1250144434
OCLC Number: 908311211
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xix, 231 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
Contents: Modern warfare --
A word from the author --
Born ready for action --
Boot camp training --
Becoming a Navy SEAL --
One of America's deadliest snipers --
Duty calls --
Continuing to protect and defend --
Epilogue --
Glossary.
Responsibility: Brandon Webb and John David Mann ; foreword by Marcus Luttrell.

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"Brandon Webb's experiences in the world's most elite sniper corps are the stuff of legend. From his grueling years of training in Naval Special Operations to his combat tours in the Persian Gulf and Afghanistan, The Making of a Navy SEAL provides a rare and riveting look at the inner workings of the U.S. military through the eyes of a covert operations specialist, "--Amazon.com.

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