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SEALs: The US Navy#s Elite Fighting Forceby Mir Bahmanyar
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Since the US Navy SEALs came into existence in 1983, they have become famous for their daring missions, advanced and unconventional tactics, hard training and hard-fought successes. SEALs have taken part innumerous conflicts ranging from Grenada in 1983, the invasion of Panama and operations in Somalia, Bosnia, Haiti, and Liberia. Most recently, SEAL units have participated in the ongoing missions of Operation EnduringFreedom in the war in Afghanistan and Operation Iraqi Freedom in the war in Iraq.
Now in paperback, this bestselling book from respected authors Mir Bahmanyar and Chris Osman offers readers a focus onmodern combat operations between 1983 and 2006, examining various combat operations, the Navy SEAL training regimes, and the development of tactics and weapons. It includes first-hand accounts from SEALs on the ground, including revealing accounts from those currently involved in operations in Afghanistan and Iraq. This is an eye-opening insight into the shadowy and mysterious world of the US Navy SEALs, guaranteed to appeal to anyonewith an interest in modern military operations, current events, and even those interested in becoming a Navy SEAL.
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