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    Lone Survivor: The Eyewitness Account of Operation Redwing and the Lost Heroes of Seal Team 10 (CD-Audio) By (author) Marcus Luttrell, Read by Kevin T Collins, With Patrick Robinson

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    DescriptionFour 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 have 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 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 him. Over the next four days, terribly injured and presumed dead, Luttrell crawled for miles through the mountains and was taken in by sympathetic villagers who risked their lives to keep him safe from surrounding Taliban warriors. A born and raised Texan, Marcus Luttrell takes us from the rigors of SEAL training, where he and his fellow SEALs discovered what it took to join the most elite of the American special forces, to a fight in the desolate hills of Afghanistan for which they never could have been prepared. His account of his squadmates' heroism and mutual support renders an experience for which two of his squadmates were posthumously awarded the Navy Cross for combat heroism that is both heartrending and life-affirming. In this rich chronicle of courage and sacrifice, honor and patriotism, Marcus Luttrell delivers a powerful narrative of modern war.

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    Lone Survivor
    The Eyewitness Account of Operation Redwing and the Lost Heroes of Seal Team 10
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Marcus Luttrell, Read by Kevin T Collins, With Patrick Robinson
    Physical properties
    Format: CD-Audio
    Width: 133 mm
    Height: 145 mm
    Thickness: 19 mm
    Weight: 45 g
    ISBN 13: 9781600242199
    ISBN 10: 1600242197

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: BIO
    BIC subject category V2: BGH
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T4.2
    BIC subject category V2: JW
    B&T Merchandise Category: AUD
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T General Subject: 170
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    DC22: B
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    B&T Approval Code: A44100000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 57400
    Ingram Subject Code: KA
    Libri: I-KA
    B&T Approval Code: A44098000
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 54
    B&T Approval Code: A44604000
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    DC21: 958.1047
    BISAC V2.8: BIO026000, HIS027190
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    DC22: 958.104/7092
    BISAC V2.8: BIO008000, HIS027110
    LC classification: DS371.413 .L88 2007B
    Edition statement
    abridged edition
    Little, Brown & Company
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    Publication date
    01 May 2008
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