Inside SEAL Team Six: My Life and Missions with America's Elite Warriors Audio CD – Audiobook, Unabridged
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About the Author
Don Mann (CWO3, USN) has for the last thirty years been associated with the Navy SEALS either as a platoon member, assault team member, boat crew leader, or advanced training officer; and more recently program director preparing civilians to go to BUD/s (SEAL Training). Up until 1998 he was on active duty with SEAL Team 6. Since his retirement, he has deployed to the Middle East on numerous occasions in support of the war against terrorism. Many of the active duty SEALs on SEAL Team 6 are the same guys he taught how to shoot, conduct ship and aircraft takedowns, and trained in urban, arctic, desert, and river and jungle warfare, as well as Close Quarters Battle (CQB) and Military Operations in Urban Terrain (MOUT). He has suffered two broken backs, two cases of high altitude pulmonary edema, and multiple other broken bones, in training or service. He has been captured twice during operations and lived to talk about it.
Co-writer Ralph Pezzullo is a New York Times bestselling author and award-winning playwright, screenwriter and journalist. His books include Jawbreaker (with CIA operative Gary Berntsen).
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Top Customer Reviews
The author has obviously capitalized on the current high profile nature of ST6 from today, whereas his personal accounts and stories are from a time where ST6 had much less relevance... and hence the general ho-hum feeling from this work.
The publisher has gone to great lengths to make this work seem more than it is, by blacking out 1/2 of the book due to the apparent "classified" nature of the material it contains. Whether the American DOD truly had a hand in this is unclear, but considering how many other recent works from very recent times tell it all, it's doubtful that ST6 mission details from the 80s require this level of classification. The end result of these blacked out lines is a difficult and choppy read.
This work went from my hands to the used book store soon after completion.
The best part of the book is the fact that is a terrific read and actually managed to keep a ADHD guy like me on track the whole way through. I actually tried to find time throughout the day to read just a few more pages (on the bus, in the bathroom, coffee break at work, in bed...)!
The book takes us through the childhood and forming years of Don Mann and then describes what he had to go through to become the best of the best in the most elite fighting force on the planet. You really get to understand what kind of a man it takes to be a soldier on that calibre!
I can;t seem to finish more than a chapter at a time
Most recent customer reviews
Would have been a great read if 1/3 of the book was not redacted. Just when you think its going to get good, blacklines take out the most important part.Published on Jan. 11 2013 by StevieI
Enjoyed this very much , Don Mann is a person I'd love to meet in person his insight into the teams was amazing and the things he went thought alsoPublished on Oct. 28 2012 by roland meunier