Warrior Elite by Nigel Cawthorne
31 Heroic Special-Ops Missions from the Raid on Son Tay to the Killing of Osama bin Laden

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THE ULTIMATE WARRIORS

Highly trained and equipped to kill, special-ops forces take on the world’s most dangerous and courageous missions. Warrior Elite zeroes in on the most lethal special- ops encounters of all time.

• RAID AT SON TAY
Helicopter gunships drop 100 Green Berets into North Vietnamese jungle on a virtual suicide mission to rescue POWs

• MAERSK ALABAMA
Perfect planning and precise execution come together as Navy SEALs fire the greatest simultaneous sniper shots ever

• BATTLE OF TORA BORA
In the pitch-black labyrinthine caves of Afghanistan, Special Forces dispatch Taliban insurgents in a video game–like scenario of infrared warfare

• KILLING OF BIN LADEN
With the plan up in smoke as a Black Hawk goes down, SEAL Team 6 deftly adjusts on the fly—getting in and eliminating the target in just 7 minutes

 

About Nigel Cawthorne

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Nigel Cawthorne is the author of Serial Killers and Mass Murderers, as well as numerous other books. His writing has appeared in more than 150 newspapers and magazines, including the Financial Times, Sun, Flatbush Life, and The New York Tribune. He lives in London, UK.
 
Published July 12, 2011 by Ulysses Press. 322 pages
Genres: History, War. Non-fiction

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