Delta Force: A Memoir by the Founder of the U.S. Military's Most Secretive Special-Operations Unit

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The definitive insider's account of the U.S. Army's most elite and secretive special-ops unit, written by the legendary founder and first commanding officer of Delta Force

Wanted: Volunteers for Project Delta. Will guarantee you a medal. A body bag. Or both. With this call to arms, Charlie Beckwith revolutionized American armed combat. Beckwith's acclaimed memoir tells the story of Delta Force ("the Army's most elite commando unit."—Los Angeles Times) as only its maverick creator could tell it—from the bloody baptism of Vietnam to the top-secret training grounds of North Carolina to political battles in the upper levels of the Pentagon itself. This is the heart-pounding, first-person, insider's view of the missions that made Delta Force legendary.

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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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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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