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The Element of Surprise: Navy SEALS in Vietnam

Authors: Young, Darryl
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
BISAC/Subject: BIO008000, HIS027070
ISBN: 9780307784506, Related ISBNs: 0307784509, 0804105812, 9780307784506, 9780804105811
Classification: Non-Fiction
Number of pages: 304,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis: It used to be said that the night belonged to Charlie. But that wasn't true where SEALs patrolled. For six months in 1970, fourteen men in Juliett Platoon of the Navy's SEAL Team One--incuding the author--carried out over a hundred missions in the Mekong Delta without a single platoon fatality. Their primary mission: kidnap enemy soldiers--alive--for interrogation.
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