Navy SEALs: Their Untold Story

Navy SEALs: Their Untold Story

by Dick Couch, William Doyle

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The most complete history of the U.S. Navy SEALs—from their roots in World War II to their celebrated efforts in the War on Terror—written with the unprecedented cooperation of the Naval Special Warfare community. The book will tie-in with a fall 2014 PBS series.

Over the last fifty years, a small Navy unit has evolved into the world’s most celebrated fighting force: the U.S. Navy SEALs. Until now, their stories have been sealed in the chambers of operational secrecy—and the brotherhood of SEAL anonymity. Drawing on exclusive interviews with more than 100 former special operators, highly respected retired SEAL Dick Couch and award-winning author Bill Doyle record their stories in Navy Seals and give us the epic chronicle these legendary warriors deserve.

Navy Seals charts the SEALs story, from their origins in the daring Naval Combat Demolition Teams, Underwater Demolition Teams, Scouts and Raiders commando units, and OSS Operational Swimmers of WWII to their coming of age in Vietnam and rise to glory in Iraq and Afghanistan after 9/11. Illustrated with 40-pages of photographs, here are the greatest missions of the world’s most legendary special operators—in their own words.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780062336620
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 11/11/2014
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 336
Sales rank: 31,614
File size: 16 MB
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About the Author

Dick Couch served as a Special Warfare Officer with the SEALs after graduating from the U.S. Naval Academy. While a platoon leader with SEAL Team One in 1970, he led one of the only successful POW rescue operations of the Vietnam War. His nonfiction books include The Warrior Elite, The Finishing School, and Chosen Soldier.

William Doyle has written or cowritten seven books, including PT 109: An American Epic of War, Survival, and the Destiny of John F. Kennedy and American Gun: A History of the U.S. in Ten Firearms (with “American Sniper” Chris Kyle). He served as director of original programming for HBO and was coproducer of the PBS special Navy SEALs: Their Untold Story. He lives with his family in New York City.

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Navy SEALs: Their Untold Story 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great book. Loved it
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The book is just great ! So proud of our patriots. We owe them so much! God bless and protect them always. E.J.C.
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You never know whats gona happen so prepare yourself there might be something suprising ahead. But you just never know whats gonna happen anywere.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
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