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  • Killer Elite: Completely Revised and Updated

  • The Inside Story of America's Most Secret Special Operations Team
  • By: Michael Smith
  • Narrated by: James Cameron Stewart
  • Length: 12 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 307
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 273
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 274

A top-secret US Army Special Operations unit has been running covert missions all over the world, from leading death squads to the hideout of drug baron Pablo Escobar to capturing Saddam Hussein and, in one of the greatest special operations missions of all time, helping to track down al-Qa'eda leader Osama bin Laden. "The Activity," as it became known to insiders, has achieved near-mythical status, even among the world's Special Operations elite.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Zzzzzzzzz

  • By Doug on 11-28-17

BORING!

Overall
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-15-17

The narrator is like the boring stuffy college professor that no one likes. This audio book
Should be played for terrorists. I want my money back.

3 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • Lone Survivor

  • The Eyewitness Account of Operation Redwing and the Lost Heroes of SEAL Team 10
  • By: Marcus Luttrell, Patrick Robinson
  • Narrated by: Kevin T. Collins
  • Length: 14 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,533
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,664
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 8,685

Four US Navy SEALS departed one clear night in early July 2005 for the mountainous Afghanistan-Pakistan border for a reconnaissance mission. Their task was to document the activity of an al Qaeda leader rumored to have a small army in a Taliban stronghold. Five days later, only one of those Navy SEALS made it out alive. This is the story of the only survivor of Operation Redwing, SEAL team leader Marcus Luttrell, and the extraordinary firefight that led to the largest loss of life in American Navy SEAL history.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • True Tale of Courage and Honor

  • By docJ on 03-15-13

narrated by Larry the Cable Guy breathing helium and imitating William Shatner on coke

Overall
2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-19-16

Loved the book and movie. It's a great story. I got the audio version so I can listen to it again in the car. After about 15 minutes of listening to this 3rd year theater major who has clearly never been south of New Jersey do his best Texas accent, I was starting to think about swerving into oncoming traffic.
I think instead of finishing the audio book, I'll give my 6 year old son a dollar to just read it to me.

28 of 35 people found this review helpful