Seal Team Six: The Incredible Story of an Elite Sniper - and the Special Operations Unit That Killed Osama Bin Laden

Seal Team Six: The Incredible Story of an Elite Sniper - and the Special Operations Unit That Killed Osama Bin Laden

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By (author) Howard E. Wasdin, By (author) Stephen Templin

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  • Publisher: Sphere
  • Format: Paperback | 352 pages
  • Dimensions: 126mm x 196mm x 30mm | 299g
  • Publication date: 12 April 2012
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0751549029
  • ISBN 13: 9780751549027
  • Illustrations note: 16pp B&W Photos
  • Sales rank: 14,375

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When the US Navy send their elite, they send the SEALs. When the SEALs send their elite, they send SEAL Team Six. SEAL Team Six is a clandestine unit tasked with counterterrorism, hostage rescue and counterinsurgency. Until recently its existence was a closely-guarded secret. Then ST6 took down Osama bin Laden, and the operatives within it were thrust into the global spotlight. In this internationally bestselling chronicle, former ST6 shooter Howard Wasdin takes readers deep inside the world of Navy SEALs and Special Forces snipers. From the inside track on the operation that killed the world's most wanted man to his own experience of the gruelling ST6 selection processes to his terrifying ordeal at the 'Black Hawk Down' battle in Somalia, Wasdin's book is one of the most explosive military memoirs in years.

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DR. HOWARD E. WASDIN graduated with BUD/S Class 143. He was awarded the Silver Star for his actions at the Battle of Mogadishu, and retired from the Navy in 1995 after 12 years of service. STEPHEN TEMPLIN qualified as a pistol and rifle expert with the SEALs. He is now an associate professor at Meio University in Japan.

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By William Ferguson 11 Oct 2012 5

Couldn't stop reading it once I started, insane action from start to finish.

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As action packed as a Ton Clancy thriller New York Times A compelling portrayal of a remarkable breed of men capable of things that few of us can imagine - and most would prefer not to Daily Telegraph