A thrilling read with a lot of references to the Special Forces. A good portion of the book covers Selection for Delta Force. The rest covers some Training and Operations Eric Haney conducted while in CAG. A very controversial and tension-filled ending ensures that this book will be debated for years.
Great book for motivation, and a new look at some of America’s recent history in Latin America.
They are the Army’s most elite top-secret strike force. But you won’t hear about their heroics on the news, no headlines about them can appear in the papers, and no one—not even their families—can know who they are. First Special Forces Operational Detachment-D—Delta Force, America’s supersecret counterterrorist unit. On paper, they do not exist, but without them, our lives wouldn’t be the same.
In this exclusive behind-the-scenes account, founding member Eric L. Haney, Command Sergeant Major, USA (ret.), takes you through the grueling selection and training process of Delta Force. From learning how to open a padlock with a soda can to rescuing a hijacked airplane, these men are masters of espionage and warfare. They are the anonymous heroes who protect us every day from threats we’ll never know existed.