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Desperate Lands: The War on Terror Through the Eyes of a Special Forces Soldier

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DESPERATE LANDS is the unprecedented story of U.S. Army Special Forces soldiers and the missions they have carried out while fighting the war on terror in the Horn of Africa and in Afghanistan. The book is unique and timely, in that it tells the compelling story of our nations struggle and of its soldiers fighting a new and different kind of war never fought before a Globa ...more
Hardcover, 191 pages
Published October 18th 2007 by Nadores Pub. & Research
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Regulo Jr.
Dec 05, 2009 Regulo Jr. rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
DESPERATE LANDS is the unprecedented story of U.S. Army Special Forces soldiers and the missions they have carried out while fighting the war on terror in the Horn of Africa and in Afghanistan. The book is unique and timely, in that it tells the compelling story of our nations struggle and of its soldiers fighting a new and different kind of war never fought before a Global War on Terror. This true story comes at a time when our nation has divided feelings and opinions about this war a division ...more
Timothy Dean
Jul 17, 2010 Timothy Dean rated it it was amazing
During the first decade of the 21st Century, Master Sergeant Regulo Zapata was a Special Forces soldier assigned to the Horn of Africa, and then Afghanistan, to fight the War on Terror.

His book, "Desperate Lands," is a first-hand account of the United States military structure and operations in those theaters, told from the viewpoint of a member of the American armed forces on the ground.

Zapata delivers with the devastating power of a .50 caliber machine gun. Moreover, he provides meticulous det
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Oct 06, 2014 Chance Pittman rated it liked it
Not what I was expecting... Very low key with a lot of repetition and no action
Rachel Bailey
Jul 27, 2011 Rachel Bailey rated it it was ok
Just goes to show that despite the fact that we have the most educated NCO Corps the Army has ever seen that most of them can't write. This book was TERRIBLE!
Mikey Heiser
Oct 18, 2013 Mikey Heiser rated it it was amazing
Awesome book from a twenty year special forces green beret!
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Master Sergeant Regulo Zapata Jr, U.S.Army (Retired) joined the Special Forces in 1974. Since then he has participated in numerous operations in several countries. Master Sergeant Regulo Zapata was a Green Beret, Spe
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