Lone Survivor

Lone Survivor : The Incredible True Story of Navy SEALs Under Siege

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In June 2005 four US Navy SEALs left their base in Afghanistan for the Pakistani border. Their mission was to capture or kill a notorious al-Qaeda leader known to be ensconced in a Taliban stronghold surrounded by a small but heavily armed force. Less than twenty-four hours later, only one of those Navy SEALs was alive.This is the story of team leader Marcus Luttrell, the sole survivor of Operation Redwing. Blasted unconscious by a rocket grenade, blown over a cliff, but still armed and still breathing, Luttrell endured four desperate days fighting the al-Qaeda assassins sent to kill him, before finding unlikely sanctuary with a Pashtun tribe who risked everything to protect him from the circling Taliban killers.show more

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  • Electronic book text
  • Little, Brown Book Group
  • Sphere
  • United Kingdom
  • Digital original
  • 0748118543
  • 9780748118540

About Marcus Luttrell

Petty Officer Marcus Luttrell joined the US Navy in 1999 and became a combat-trained SEAL in 2002. He was awarded the Navy Cross for combat heroism in 2006. Patrick Robinson writes navy-based novels and he ghosted the autiobiography of Admiral Sir Sandy Woodward.show more

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