Delta Force: United States Counter Terrorist Unit and the Iranian Hostage Rescue Mission

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9780006367758: Delta Force: United States Counter Terrorist Unit and the Iranian Hostage Rescue Mission

The only insider's account ever written on America's most powerful weapon in the war against terrorismDelta Force

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U.S. Army Colonel Charles A. Beckwith was the founderand first commanding officer of Delta Force. For his service,he was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross, Silver Star,Legion of Merit, and Purple Heart. He is interred in the FortSam Houston National Cemetery in San Antonio, Texas.

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“Delta Force, considered the equivalent of SEAL Team 6, are far more tight-lipped than the SEALs.” (New York Times)

“Delta Force is arguably the most effective fighting unit in the world.” (Washington Post)

“Absolutely compelling...nations without men like this simply don’t survive.” (The Wall Street Journal)

“The Army’s most elite commando unit.” (Los Angeles Times)

“A page turner. ... Hard to put down. ... One of those rare books that military people will annotate and underline and hesitate ever to lend out. ... Beckwith’s candor is extraordinary.” (Armed Forces Journal)

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Charlie A. Beckwith; Donald Knox
Published by HarperCollins Distribution Services (1986)
ISBN 10: 0006367755 ISBN 13: 9780006367758
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