No Easy Day - The First-hand Account Of The Mission That Killed Osama bin Laden.
The US government surprised the world in 2011 with the capturing of Osama Bin Laden.
I was wondering when and how the mission would be played out on the big screen. Looks like we'll get to see the book, or ebook, version first.
For the first time anywhere, the first-person account of the planning and execution of the Bin Laden raid from a Navy Seal who was one of the first men through the door on the third floor of the terrorist mastermind's hideout and witnessed his final moments.
From the streets of Iraq to the rescue of Captain Richard Phillips in the Indian Ocean in 2009, and from the mountain tops of Afghanistan to the third floor of Osama Bin Laden's compound, operator Mark Owen of the U.S. Naval Special Warfare Development Group - commonly known as SEAL Team Six - has been a part of some of the most memorable special operations in history, as well as countless missions that never made headlines.
No Easy Day puts readers alongside Owen and the other handpicked members of the twenty-four-man team as they train for the biggest mission of their lives, codenamed Operation Neptune Spear. The blow-by-blow narrative of the assault on May 1, 2001, beginning with the helicopter crash that could have ended Owen's life straight through to the radio call confirming Bin Laden's death, is an essential piece of modern history.
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