SOFREP

Operation Red Wings

The Rescue Story Behind Lone Survivor

    • 4.3 • 231 Ratings
    • $2.99
    • $2.99

Publisher Description

Operation Red Wings provides an in-depth examination of the recovery mission to rescue Marcus Luttrell, filled with never-before-told details and shocking new revelations.

Marcus Luttrell's blockbuster bestseller, Lone Survivor—now a major motion picturetells the story of Operation Red Wings, in which four U.S. Navy SEALs were inserted into the mountains of eastern Afghanistan with the task of collecting intelligence and finding—or killing—a top al Qaeda commander. The SEALs were ambushed by over one hundred Taliban fighters and a horrific battle ensued. The rescue helicopter carrying eight SEALs was shot down by a reported Rocket Propelled Grenade (RPG), killing them instantly and erasing any hope for the SEALs already on the ground. Luttrell was the only survivor.

Author Peter Nealen (former USMC Force Recon) and the team at SOFREP have an expansive network within the Special Operations community, providing them with access to exclusive interviews, after action reports, military intel and previously untold accounts of the rescue mission. Nealen and his team have uncovered eyewitness reports that put the "official" story into question as to how the initial rescue helicopter was shot down. If true, this potential coverup will have had severe consequences on subsequent helicopter insertion operations and put lives at risk.

Complete with a foreword by former Navy SEAL Brandon Webb, this is a must-have companion to the blockbuster book and upcoming film.

GENRE
History
RELEASED
2013
December 17
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
60
Pages
PUBLISHER
St. Martin's Publishing Group
SELLER
Macmillan
SIZE
785.5
KB

Customer Reviews

IS3-90s ,

Those that walk forward

Everyone see's something different out the same window...glad to see the story shared of the efforts made to bring your own home.

ArmandoRodz ,

SOFREP #1

You guys did it again! It's an amazing read & explanation - especially from the talents that our great nation deployed to protect the U.S. You guys are the best! Thanks B. Webb & J. Murphy!! 🇺🇸

Cml337 ,

Somewhat disappointed

Gave some more insight but really wasn't worth paying for.

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