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  • Full Battle Rattle

  • My Story as the Longest-Serving Special Forces A-Team Soldier in American History
  • By: Ralph Pezzullo, Changiz Lahidji
  • Narrated by: Eric Pollins
  • Length: 9 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 265
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 246
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 245

Master Sergeant Changiz Lahidji served on Special Forces A teams longer than anyone in history, completing over a hundred combat missions in Afghanistan. Changiz is a Special Forces legend. He also happens to be the first Muslim Green Beret. Changiz served this country starting with Operation Eagle Claw in 1980, when he entered Tehran on a one-man mission to spy on Iranian soldiers guarding the US embassy where 52 US diplomats were being held hostage.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • They need to find a narrator who knows military.

  • By Kevin M. Staples on 05-03-18

great true story must read if you like SF

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 08-21-18

great true story must read if you like SF

truly amazing story about an SF legend!

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  • Hunting the Jackal

  • A Special Forces and CIA Soldier's Fifty Years on the Frontlines of the War Against Terrorism
  • By: Billy Waugh, Tim Keown
  • Narrated by: Joe Barrett
  • Length: 8 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 164
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 152
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 152

For more than half a century, Special Forces and CIA legend Billy Waugh dedicated his life to tracking down and eliminating America's most virulent enemies. Operating from the darkest shadows and most desolate corners of the world, he made his mark in many of the most important operations in the annals of US Spec Ops. He spent seven and a half years behind enemy lines in Vietnam as a member of a covert group of elite commandos.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Hunting the Jackal - epic accounting of SOF/SOG and CIA IV

  • By Eric on 01-08-18

MUST READ if you like books on special forces

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-31-18

I have read countless books on military operations and covert action. This book has become one of my absolute favorites. The storied 50 year career of Billy Waugh is almost unbelievable! This man is legendary among the special operations community. The narration is great and I listened to the book nearly straight through!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Worth Dying For

  • A Navy Seal's Call to a Nation
  • By: Ellis Henican, Rorke Denver
  • Narrated by: Rorke Denver
  • Length: 4 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 793
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 722
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 719

In a fast-paced and action-packed narrative, Navy SEAL commander Rorke Denver tackles the questions that have emerged about America's past decade at war - from what makes a hero to why we fight and what it does to us. Heroes are not always the guys who jump on grenades. Sometimes, they are the snipers who decide to hold their fire, the wounded operators who find fresh ways to contribute, or the wives who keep the families together back home.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • An Analysis of Recent History

  • By Jean on 06-19-16

must ready

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-08-16

i read it in two day almost straight through! its read by Lt Denver himself and he does a great job. many lessons to be learned in this book ill probably listen again soon!

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  • Inside Delta Force

  • The Story of America’s Elite Counterterrorist Unit
  • By: Command Sergeant Major Eric L. Haney
  • Narrated by: Robertson Dean
  • Length: 13 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,393
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,926
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,931

Delta Force—the US Army’s most elite top-secret strike force. They dominate the modern battlefield, but you won’t hear about their heroics on CNN. No headlines can reveal their top-secret missions, and no book has ever taken readers inside—until now. Here, a founding member of Delta Force takes us behind the veil of secrecy and into the action to reveal the never-before-told story of First Special Forces Operational Detachment-D (Delta Force).

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Both a How To book and a bit of history

  • By K on 10-30-11

one of the best books ive read yet!

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-02-16

First book ive taken the time to review. absolutely riveting story great information from one of the original members of Delta. also my favorite narrator must read!!!