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    • The Final Mission of Extortion 17

    • Special Ops, Helicopter Support, SEAL Team Six, and the Deadliest Day of the US War in Afghanistan
    • By: Ed Darack
    • Narrated by: John Pruden
    • Length: 7 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 332
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 305
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 304

    The downing of Extortion 17 spurred a number of conspiracy theories, such as the idea that the shootdown was revenge for bin Laden's death. In The Final Mission of Extortion 17, Ed Darack debunks this theory and others and uncovers the truth behind this mysterious tragedy. His account of the brave pilots, crew, and passengers of Extortion 17 and the events of that fateful day is interwoven into a rich, complex narrative that also discusses modern joint combat operations and the history of the Afghan war to that date.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great piece of literary work

    • By DPI on 02-07-18

    Regular price: $23.07

    • Victory Point

    • Operations Red Wings and Whalers - the Marine Corps' Battle for Freedom in Afghanistan
    • By: Ed Darack
    • Narrated by: John Pruden
    • Length: 10 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    In late June, 2005, media sources recounted the tragic story of 19 US special-operations personnel who died at the hands of insurgent/terrorist leader Ahmad Shah - and the lone survivor of Shah's ambush - deep in the Hindu Kush Mountains of Afghanistan. The harrowing events of Operation Red Wings marked an important - yet widely misreported - chapter in the Global War on Terror, the full details of which the public burned to learn. Victory Point reveals the complete, as-yet untold story of Operation Red Wings and the follow-on mission, Operation Whalers. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • For Posterity

    • By Debby Cradick on 10-21-18
    • Operations Red Wings and Whalers - the Marine Corps' Battle for Freedom in Afghanistan
    • By: Ed Darack
    • Narrated by: John Pruden
    • Length: 10 hrs and 30 mins
    • Release date: 09-11-18
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 9 ratings

    Regular price: $20.99