The Resource Inside Delta Force, Command Sergeant Major, (electronic resource)

Inside Delta Force, Command Sergeant Major, (electronic resource)

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Inside Delta Force
Title
Inside Delta Force
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Command Sergeant Major
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eng
Summary
The inspiration for the hit television series The Unit Delta Force. They are the US Army's most elite top-secret strike force. They dominate the modern battlefield, but you won't hear about their heroics on CNN. No headlines can reveal their top-secret missions, and no book has ever taken readers inside?until now. Here, a founding member of Delta Force takes us behind the veil of secrecy and into the action to reveal the never-before-told story of First Special Forces Operational Detachment-D (Delta Force). He is a master of espionage, trained to take on hijackers, terrorists, hostage takers, and enemy armies. He can deploy by parachute or arrive by commercial aircraft, survive alone in hostile cities, speak foreign languages fluently, strike at enemy targets with stunning swiftness and extraordinary teamwork. He is the ultimate modern warrior: the Delta Force Operator. In this dramatic behind-the-scenes chronicle, Eric Haney, one of the founding members of Delta Force, takes us inside this legendary counterterrorist unit. Here, for the first time, are details of the grueling selection process?designed to break the strongest of men?that singles out the best of the best: the Delta Force Operator. With heart-stopping immediacy, Haney tells what it's really like to enter a hostage-held airplane. And from his days in Beirut, Haney tells an unforgettable tale of bodyguards and bombs, of a day-to-day life of madness and beauty, and of how he and a teammate are called on to kill two gunmen targeting US Marines at the Beirut airport. As part of the team sent to rescue American hostages in Tehran, Haney offers a first-person description of that failed mission that is a chilling, compelling account of a bold maneuver undone by chance?and a few fatal mistakes. From fighting guerrilla warfare in Honduras to rescuing missionaries in Sudan and leading the way onto the island of Grenada, Eric Haney captures the daring and discipline that distinguish the men of Delta Force. Inside Delta Force brings honor to these singular men while it puts us in the middle of around-the-world action that is sudden, frightening, and nonstop
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Major, Command Sergeant
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  • Dean, Robertson
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  • Biography & Autobiography
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Inside Delta Force, Command Sergeant Major, (electronic resource)
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digital storage
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online
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9781483059587
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sound
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digital recording
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65AA8320-C1D7-4A9D-8782-6C9B5F8982A8
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  • 1068587
  • 1068587
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Label
Inside Delta Force, Command Sergeant Major, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781483059587
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
unknown
Stock number
65AA8320-C1D7-4A9D-8782-6C9B5F8982A8
System control number
  • 1068587
  • 1068587
  • 1068587
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  • OverDrive MP3 Audiobook
  • OverDrive Listen
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