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Hunting Down Saddam: The Inside Story of the Search and Capture

3.08  ·  Rating Details  ·  36 Ratings  ·  6 Reviews
This authoritative and gripping account takes readers into the real and personal story of the United States forces in Iraq, and their successful maneuvers in capturing one of the most vicious dictators of our time. Hunting Down Saddam contains up-to-the-minute material and provides never-before-heard accounts of the triumphs and frustrations, strategies and attacks, of tho ...more
Paperback, 320 pages
Published November 30th 2004 by St. Martin's Paperbacks (first published 2004)
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Alex Ravenel
Oct 27, 2009 Alex Ravenel rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
I got 10 pages into this book before I had to stop reading it. Those ten pages were filled with gross factual inaccuracies, broad generalities that anyone who had read a newspaper in the last 10 years would already know in more detail, simplistic exaggerations bordering on propaganda, and absolutely no structure whatsoever. Furthermore, upon digging a bit deeper into the book to see if it would get better, I discovered that the vast majority (all but about 30 pages) of the book deals with subjec ...more
Paul
Jun 12, 2014 Paul rated it did not like it
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Disappointed. I thought it was going to be an exciting account on capturing Saddam. However, it turned out to be a very detailed-orientated book, which I think bogged the storyline. It's a good book if you're looking for a blow by blow account of all the details, but I felt the story could have been more free flowing.
Barry Sierer
Very misleading title. Most of these stories are about the actions of Green Beret's in Iraq. It does cover the operation that captured Saddam, but not the intelligence and operations that led to his capture.
John
May 20, 2014 John rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
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An Ok book not as good as previous efforts but still readable.
Intikhab
Jun 28, 2010 Intikhab rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
It seems to be a propaganda stuff to serve the second Bush Administration. It carries details even about insignificant military operations in Iraq. Abusive language against former Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein leaves bitter memories about reading the book.
David
Mar 06, 2008 David rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Very good, although not a good as Hunt for Bin Laden which was outstanding. Still an excellent read.
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Robert Lowell "Robin" Moore, Jr. was an writer best known for his books The Green Berets: The Amazing Story of the U.S. Army's Elite Special Forces Unit,The French Connection: A True Account of Cops Narcotics and International Conspiracy and, with Xaviera Hollander and Yvonne Dunleavy, The Happy Hooker: My Own Story.

Moore also co-wrote the lyrics with Barry Sadler for the Ballad of the Green Beret
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