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This review is from: Lone Survivor: The Eyewitness Account of Operation Redwing and the Lost Heroes of SEAL Team 10 (Hardcover)
This book takes you inside the Navy SEALs training program in Coronado. You are with Marcus Luttrell throughout BUD/S and Hell Week. You fly with him and his teammates in a C-130 to the Hindu Kush, where the hunt begins for bin Laden's right-hand man. But then it all goes terribly wrong, up there in the mountains of Afghanistan.
This book, written by Patrick Robinson, reads like a fast-paced thriller, told in Marcus's understated voice. It is a rivetting, important, sad story of lost friends, valor, courage and the intricacies of modern war. It is an important book, destined to become an American classic.
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Initial post: Jun 13, 2007 10:14:42 PM PDT
Book buyer says:
They did not fly to the Hindu Kush in a C-130.
In reply to an earlier post on Jun 14, 2007 8:40:14 PM PDT
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SF Medic says:
They actually flew from Qatar to Bagram Air Base in a C-130. Bagram is considered to be in the Hindu Kush. For the SEAL team mission they inserted via a US Army MH-47 Helicopter
Posted on Aug 24, 2007 7:42:33 PM PDT
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Posted on Sep 27, 2007 2:24:13 PM PDT
In reply to an earlier post on Nov 20, 2007 3:31:32 PM PST
Are you serious? Apparently you know nothing about special forces.
In reply to an earlier post on Dec 12, 2007 6:07:28 AM PST
Sean M. Kazmierczak says:
Sea, Air, and Land? Mountains are on land.