Authors' Prefaces/Forewords/Part I Command Structure and Training: The US SEALs and Naval Special Warfare Command - Training/Part II Small Wars 1989-2003: The Invasion of Panama 1989 - Counter-drug Operations in Bolivia 1991 - Yugoslavia 1999 and Bosnia 2003/ Part III Global War on Terrorism: Afghanistan 2001-07 - Afghanistan - Camp Rhino - Task Force K-Bar Missions - Operation Redwing/ Part IV Global War on Terrorism: Iraq 2003-07 - Viet-rag - Baghdad - Fallujah - Mosul and Tall Afar - Ramadi/Appendices/ Endnotes/Index
A unique and fully illustrated insight into the United States elite force; the stuff of military legend.
Mir Bahmanyar was born in Iran, educated in Germany and received his BA in History from the University of California at Berkeley. Mir served in the US Army's 75th Ranger Regiment and has written several books on their history. Mir is also a feature film producer and screenwriter. In 2006 he produced and co-wrote the multi-award winning film Soldier of God. He currently resides in Los Angeles. Chris Osman is a former US Marine and US Navy SEAL. He was on active duty for 11 years, and has two honorable discharges from the Marine Corps and the Navy. Chris is the founder of Tactical Assault Gear, a multi-million dollar manufacturing company that supplies tactical equipment to military and law enforcement units around the world. He lives in San Diego, CA with his wife and daughter.