03 Jan No Easy Day: The Firsthand Account of the Mission that Killed Osama Bin Laden
WHS Book Club
No Easy Day: The Firsthand Account of the Mission Killed Osama Bin Laden
by Mark Owen with Kevin Maurer
For the first time anywhere, the first-person account of the planning and execution of the Bin Laden raid from a Navy
Seal who confronted the terrorist mastermind and witnessed his final moments.
From the streets of Iraq to the rescue of Captain Richard Phillips in the Indian Ocean, and from the mountaintops of Afghanistan to the third floor of Osama Bin Laden’s compound, operator Mark Owen of the U.S. Naval Special Warfare Development Group–commonly known as SEAL Team Six– has been a part of some of the most memorable special operations in history, as well as countless missions that never made headlines.
No Easy Day puts readers alongside Owen and the other handpicked members of the twenty-four-man team as they train for the biggest mission of their lives. The blow-by-blow narrative of the assault, beginning with the helicopter crash that could have ended Owen’s life straight through to the radio call confirming Bin Laden’s death, is an essential piece of modern history.
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