No Easy Day:The Firsthand Account of the Mission That Killed Osama Bin Laden

No Easy Day
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出版社: Dutton Adult
2012-09
版次: 1
ISBN: 9780525953722
定价: 199.30
装帧: 精装
开本: 其他
纸张: 其他
页数: 336页
正文语种: 英语
  • Forthefirsttimeanywhere,thefirst-personaccountoftheplanningandexecutionoftheBinLadenraidfromaNavySealwhoconfrontedtheterroristmastermindandwitnessedhisfinalmoments.FromthestreetsofIraqtotherescueofCaptainRichardPhillipsintheIndianOcean,andfromthemountaintopsofAfghanistantothethirdfloorofOsamaBinLaden'scompound,operatorMarkOwenoftheU.S.NavalSpecialWarfareDevelopmentGroup-commonlyknownasSEALTeamSix-hasbeenapartofsomeofthemostmemorablespecialoperationsinhistory,aswellascountlessmissionsthatnevermadeheadlines.NoEasyDayputsreadersalongsideOwenandtheotherhandpickedmembersofthetwenty-four-manteamastheytrainforthebiggestmissionoftheirlives.Theblow-by-blownarrativeoftheassault,beginningwiththehelicoptercrashthatcouldhaveendedOwen'slifestraightthroughtotheradiocallconfirmingBinLaden'sdeath,isanessentialpieceofmodernhistory.InNoEasyDay,OwenalsotakesreadersontothefieldofbattleinAmerica'songoingWaronTerroranddetailstheselectionandtrainingprocessforoneofthemosteliteunitsinthemilitary.Owen'sstorydrawsonhisyouthinAlaskaanddescribestheSEALs'questtochallengethemselvesatthehighestlevelsofphysicalandmentalendurance.Withboots-on-the-grounddetail,OwendescribesnumerouspreviouslyunreportedmissionsthatillustratethelifeandworkofaSEALandtheevolutionoftheteamaftertheeventsofSeptember11.IntellingthetruestoryoftheSEALswhosetalents,skills,experiences,andexceptionalsacrificesledtooneofthegreatestvictoriesintheWaronTerror,MarkOwenhonorsthemenwhoriskeverythingfortheircountry. MarkOwenisaformermemberoftheUSNavalSpecialWarfareDevelopmentGroup,commonlyknownasSEALTeamSix.InhismanyyearsasaNavySEAL,hehasparticipatedinhundredsofmissionsaroundtheglobe,includingtherescueofCaptainRichardPhillipsintheIndianOceanin2009.OwenwasateamleaderonOperationNeptuneSpearinAbbottabad,Pakistan,on1May2011,whichresultedinthedeathofOsamabinLaden.Owenwasoneofthefirstmenthroughthedooronthethirdflooroftheterroristmastermind'shideout,wherehewitnessedbinLaden'sdeath.MarkOwen'snameandthenamesoftheotherSEALsmentionedinthisbookhavebeenchangedfortheirsecurity.
    KevinMaurerhascoveredspecial-operationsforcesfornineyears.HehasbeenembeddedwiththeSpecialForcesinAfghanistansixtimes,spentamonthin2006withspecial-operationsunitsineastAfrica,andhasembeddedwithUSforcesinIraqandHaiti.Heistheauthoroffourbooks,includingseveralaboutspecialoperations.
  • 内容简介:
    Forthefirsttimeanywhere,thefirst-personaccountoftheplanningandexecutionoftheBinLadenraidfromaNavySealwhoconfrontedtheterroristmastermindandwitnessedhisfinalmoments.FromthestreetsofIraqtotherescueofCaptainRichardPhillipsintheIndianOcean,andfromthemountaintopsofAfghanistantothethirdfloorofOsamaBinLaden'scompound,operatorMarkOwenoftheU.S.NavalSpecialWarfareDevelopmentGroup-commonlyknownasSEALTeamSix-hasbeenapartofsomeofthemostmemorablespecialoperationsinhistory,aswellascountlessmissionsthatnevermadeheadlines.NoEasyDayputsreadersalongsideOwenandtheotherhandpickedmembersofthetwenty-four-manteamastheytrainforthebiggestmissionoftheirlives.Theblow-by-blownarrativeoftheassault,beginningwiththehelicoptercrashthatcouldhaveendedOwen'slifestraightthroughtotheradiocallconfirmingBinLaden'sdeath,isanessentialpieceofmodernhistory.InNoEasyDay,OwenalsotakesreadersontothefieldofbattleinAmerica'songoingWaronTerroranddetailstheselectionandtrainingprocessforoneofthemosteliteunitsinthemilitary.Owen'sstorydrawsonhisyouthinAlaskaanddescribestheSEALs'questtochallengethemselvesatthehighestlevelsofphysicalandmentalendurance.Withboots-on-the-grounddetail,OwendescribesnumerouspreviouslyunreportedmissionsthatillustratethelifeandworkofaSEALandtheevolutionoftheteamaftertheeventsofSeptember11.IntellingthetruestoryoftheSEALswhosetalents,skills,experiences,andexceptionalsacrificesledtooneofthegreatestvictoriesintheWaronTerror,MarkOwenhonorsthemenwhoriskeverythingfortheircountry.
  • 作者简介:
    MarkOwenisaformermemberoftheUSNavalSpecialWarfareDevelopmentGroup,commonlyknownasSEALTeamSix.InhismanyyearsasaNavySEAL,hehasparticipatedinhundredsofmissionsaroundtheglobe,includingtherescueofCaptainRichardPhillipsintheIndianOceanin2009.OwenwasateamleaderonOperationNeptuneSpearinAbbottabad,Pakistan,on1May2011,whichresultedinthedeathofOsamabinLaden.Owenwasoneofthefirstmenthroughthedooronthethirdflooroftheterroristmastermind'shideout,wherehewitnessedbinLaden'sdeath.MarkOwen'snameandthenamesoftheotherSEALsmentionedinthisbookhavebeenchangedfortheirsecurity.
    KevinMaurerhascoveredspecial-operationsforcesfornineyears.HehasbeenembeddedwiththeSpecialForcesinAfghanistansixtimes,spentamonthin2006withspecial-operationsunitsineastAfrica,andhasembeddedwithUSforcesinIraqandHaiti.Heistheauthoroffourbooks,includingseveralaboutspecialoperations.
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