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Lone Survivor The Incredible True Story of Navy SEALs Under Siege by Marcus Luttrell, Patrick Robinson

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Marcus Luttrell’s graphic account of a failed US Navy SEAL mission to capture a Taliban commander deep in the wilds of Pakistan’s border country. A new edition to tie in to the film release.

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Lone Survivor The Incredible True Story of Navy SEALs Under Siege by Marcus Luttrell, Patrick Robinson

In June 2005 four US Navy SEALs left their base in Afghanistan for the Pakistani border. Their mission was to capture or kill a notorious al-Qaeda leader known to be ensconced in a Taliban stronghold surrounded by a small but heavily armed force.

Less than twenty-four hours later, only one of those Navy SEALs was alive. This is the story of team leader Marcus Luttrell, the sole survivor of Operation Redwing. Blasted unconscious by a rocket grenade, blown over a cliff, but still armed and still breathing, Luttrell endured four desperate days fighting the al-Qaeda assassins sent to kill him, before finding unlikely sanctuary with a Pashtun tribe who risked everything to protect him from the circling Taliban killers.

About the Author

Petty Officer Marcus Luttrell joined the US Navy in 1999 and became a combat-trained SEAL in 2002. He was awarded the Navy Cross for combat heroism in 2006. Patrick Robinson writes navy-based novels and he ghosted the autiobiography of Admiral Sir Sandy Woodward.

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16th January 2014


Marcus Luttrell, Patrick Robinson

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Sphere an imprint of Little, Brown Book Group


400 pages


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