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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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Al Lock
This is a solid account of a Special Forces Soldier and his experiences in Afghanistan during the early portions of the Global War on Terror. It would have been improved by a good editor. The text is often repetitive and could be tightened up and made much more readable. DOL, MSG Zapata.
Timothy James Dean
Jun 28, 2010 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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Rachel Davis
Jul 27, 2011 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! ...more
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Former U.S.Army, Green Beret & Combat veteran Regulo Zapata is the bestsellers author of Desperate Lands: The War on Terror Through The Eyes of a Specal Forces Soldier!

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
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