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The Resource Navy SEALs : their untold story, Dick Couch and William Doyle ; including interviews by Carol L. Fleischer ; afterword by Rear Admiral Garry J. Bonelli (USN Ret.), Ninth Force Commander, Naval Special Warfare Command

Navy SEALs : their untold story, Dick Couch and William Doyle ; including interviews by Carol L. Fleischer ; afterword by Rear Admiral Garry J. Bonelli (USN Ret.), Ninth Force Commander, Naval Special Warfare Command

Label
Navy SEALs : their untold story
Title
Navy SEALs
Title remainder
their untold story
Statement of responsibility
Dick Couch and William Doyle ; including interviews by Carol L. Fleischer ; afterword by Rear Admiral Garry J. Bonelli (USN Ret.), Ninth Force Commander, Naval Special Warfare Command
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Contributor
Author
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Written with the cooperation of the Naval Special Warfare community, here is the definitive history of the U.S. Navy SEALs, a chronicle that reveals the inside story behind the greatest combat operations of our nation's most celebrated warriors. The authors draw on exclusive interviews with more than 100 special operators (including multiple Medal of Honor recipients), as well as thousands of pages of declassified documents, to create a vivid portrait of the SEALS in action. The book charts the evolution of the frogmen from their origins in World War II and the Korean War, when Navy commando teams cleared mines and scouted landing sites ahead of the main American forces. After their official founding in 1962 by order of President John F. Kennedy, and early covert operations in Cuba, the SEALS came of age in the jungles of Vietnam, where they specialized in the most daring missions. Couch and Doyle trace their transformation in the 1980s and 1990s--when special operations teams were centralized under the U.S. Special Operations Command--including untold accounts from Panama, Grenada, Somalia, and the first Gulf War. Finally, we follow their rise to preeminence in Iraq and Afghanistan after 9/11. -- From publisher description
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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1943-
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Couch, Dick
Dewey number
359.984
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
  • facsimiles
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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1942-
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Doyle, William
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  • United States
  • United States
Target audience
adult
Label
Navy SEALs : their untold story, Dick Couch and William Doyle ; including interviews by Carol L. Fleischer ; afterword by Rear Admiral Garry J. Bonelli (USN Ret.), Ninth Force Commander, Naval Special Warfare Command
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [283]-293) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The fantastic hour -- Dawn of the naked warriors -- Hot war, cold water -- The birth of the SEALs -- Into the jungle -- Tragedy and resurrection : the post-Vietnam years -- Terror and destiny : Mideast and antiterror operations
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxii, 310 pages, 40 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780062336606
Isbn Type
(hc)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, facsimiles, portraits
System control number
  • ocn892890237
  • (OCoLC)892890237
Label
Navy SEALs : their untold story, Dick Couch and William Doyle ; including interviews by Carol L. Fleischer ; afterword by Rear Admiral Garry J. Bonelli (USN Ret.), Ninth Force Commander, Naval Special Warfare Command
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [283]-293) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The fantastic hour -- Dawn of the naked warriors -- Hot war, cold water -- The birth of the SEALs -- Into the jungle -- Tragedy and resurrection : the post-Vietnam years -- Terror and destiny : Mideast and antiterror operations
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxii, 310 pages, 40 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780062336606
Isbn Type
(hc)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, facsimiles, portraits
System control number
  • ocn892890237
  • (OCoLC)892890237

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