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The Mammoth Book of Special Ops: The 40 Most Dangerous Special Operations of Modern Times
The shadowy activities of special forces have grown into an increasingly exposed element of 21st century warfare and anti-terrorist activity. Here, in one giant volume, are 30 of the most dangerous special operations of modern times. Drawn from the flashpoints of the world, and above all Iraq and Afghanistan, these first-hand and reported accounts of missions by the Delta ...more
Paperback, 512 pages
Published August 15th 2006 by Running Press
(first published August 14th 2006)
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I ended up reading about 1/3 of this book, which details some of the more dangerous and daring special operations of modern times. The presentation itself was very dry and I think that's what has me not finishing what otherwise would have been a very interesting book. Passing this along to my brother in law, an Army sergeant.