MIL Book: Kill Bin Laden

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  1. Zee916

    Zee916 Engineering the world.......

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    Yo, thought some of ya'll might like this book. I picked it up last night. Not sure how long its been out for.

    I'ts basically the commanding delta officer in the field telling about the 40 commandoes that were sent in to kill Bin Laden in just months after 9/11.

    I'm 10 pages in and can't put it down.

    Thought I'd pass the word.

    Z
     
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    Hmm. You ever read Jawbreaker? I wonder how different they are.
     
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    Zee916 Engineering the world.......

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    Nope. Haven't read that one.
     
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    The book is huge! But it is a great read while deployed.
     
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    TRN Well-Known Member

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    Was this the guy that was on 60 minutes the other night or something?
     
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    Zee916 Engineering the world.......

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    Yeah it is.
     
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    Zee916 Engineering the world.......

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    Dalton mentions the CIA Jawbreaker team alot in the book. He said that they censored ALOT of information.

    Think it's gonna be my next read though.
     
  8. Just ordered this book because of this thread. Thanks!
     
  9. Blackfox

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    yea here are alot of blocks of text that are blacked out. I really recommend it though.
     
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    Zee916 Engineering the world.......

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    You will not regret. I can't put it down. Absolutely fascinates me.
     
  11. thekinggovernor

    thekinggovernor OT Supporter

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    they actually published a book that showed where it was redacted?

    there must not be anything else worth reading in the book.
     
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    From memory he submitted it for security review and ended up in a massive shitfight with CIA management. I'd say publishing it complete with redactions shown was his way of jamming a thumb in their eye.
     
  13. Zee916

    Zee916 Engineering the world.......

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    Yup I think so too. He basically just said fuck you gonna do it no matter what.
     
  14. EBK

    EBK Hate hippies & hadjis

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    cool man. i think that's Task Force 11 [now renamed/disbanded]? you guys should check out Steve Coll's "Ghost Wars" novel about the history of Afghanistan from pre-Soviet invasion to Sep. 10,2001. a REAL heavy read with tons of information and names but definitely THE best book out there regarding the country
     
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    currently reading :bowdown:
     

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