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Sea stories : my life in special operations

Author: William H McRaven
Publisher: New York : Grand Central Publishing, 2019. ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"Admiral William H. McRaven is a part of American military history, having been involved in some of the most famous missions in recent memory, including the capture of Saddam Hussein, the rescue of Captain Richard Phillips, and the raid to kill Osama bin Laden. Sea Stories begins in 1960 at the American Officers' Club in France, where Allied officers and their wives gathered to have drinks and tell stories about  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Autobiographies
Personal narratives
Biography
Named Person: William H McRaven; Osama Bin Laden; Saddam Hussein; William H McRaven; Saddam Hussein; Osama Bin Laden
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William H McRaven
ISBN: 9781538729748 1538729741 1538715538 9781538715536
OCLC Number: 1100422568
Description: xi, 335 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
Contents: The Greatest Generation --
Operation Volcano --
It's a wonderful life --
The only easy day was yesterday --
The hand of God? --
A gorilla walks into a bar --
The ghosts of Tofino --
American pirates --
Second chances --
Airborne froggy --
1600 Pennsylvania Avenue --
The ace of spades --
Wanted dead or alive --
High seas hostage --
Manhunting --
The next greatest generation --
Neptune's spear --
The final salute.
Other Titles: My life in special operations
Responsibility: Admiral William H. McRaven (U.S. Navy retired).

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Following the success of his #1 New York Timesbestseller Make Your Bed, which has sold over one million copies, Admiral William H. McRaven is back with amazing stories of bravery and heroism from his  Read more...

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