Download 13 Hours: The Inside Account of What Really Happened In by Mitchell Zuckoff PDF

By Mitchell Zuckoff

The harrowing, actual account from the courageous males at the floor who fought again in the course of the conflict of Benghazi.

13 HOURS provides, for the 1st time ever, the real account of the occasions of September eleven, 2012, whilst terrorists attacked the USA nation division precise undertaking Compound and a close-by CIA station known as the Annex in Benghazi, Libya. A staff of six American safeguard operators fought to repel the attackers and guard the americans stationed there. these males went past the decision of accountability, appearing amazing acts of braveness and heroism, to avoid tragedy on a miles higher scale. this is often their own account, by no means earlier than informed, of what occurred in the course of the 13 hours of that now-infamous attack.
13 HOURS units the list instantly on what occurred in the course of an evening that has been shrouded in secret and controversy. Written by way of ny occasions bestselling writer Mitchell Zuckoff, this riveting booklet takes readers into the action-packed tale of heroes who laid their lives at the line for each other, for his or her countrymen, and for his or her country.
13 HOURS is a beautiful, eye-opening, and excessive book—but most significantly, it's the fact. the tale of what occurred to those men—and what they accomplished—is unforgettable.

Show description

Read or Download 13 Hours: The Inside Account of What Really Happened In Benghazi PDF

Similar military books

Leopard 2 Main Battle Tank 1979-98 (New Vanguard, Volume 24)

In 1963 West Germany and the us signed an contract to advance the easiest tank on the earth - the MBT/KPz-70. although through 1970 this undertaking used to be stopped, West Germany used the elements created for the MBT/KPz-70 to increase a brand new major conflict tank - the Leopard 2. on account that 1979, whilst the 1st Leopard 2 rolled off the creation line, the Leopard 2 has gone through quite a few adjustments, and has been exported to numerous ecu nations.

HMMWV Humvee 1980-2005: US Army tactical vehicle (New Vanguard, Volume 122)

The HMMWV, greater referred to as the Humvee or Hummer, has set the area normal for military tactical autos in view that its advent into the united states military within the Eighties. Designed to be the successor to the jeep of global struggle II with a better load-bearing skill, the Humvee has confirmed to be adaptable to quite a lot of roles, together with guns provider, missile launcher, command motor vehicle and different really good kinds.

America in the Great War: The Rise of the War Welfare State

After such conflicts as international conflict II, Vietnam, and now the Persian Gulf, the 1st global conflict turns out a far off, nearly old occasion. It inspires photographs of trenches, horse-drawn wagons, and outdated wide-brimmed helmets--a clash toward the Civil battle than to our personal time. It rarely turns out an American conflict in any respect, contemplating we fought for scarcely over a yr in a basically eu fight.

Veteran's Guide to Benefits

Whole, up-to-date details on veterans' advantages who is eligible, what is to be had, the way to receive advantages Plus, a listing of federal and state-run veterans amenities and workplaces certainly one of America's favourite publications to advantages on hand to former participants of the armed prone and people making plans to go away the carrier.

Extra resources for 13 Hours: The Inside Account of What Really Happened In Benghazi

Example text

On an average there were 162 officers, 25 warrant officers, and 1,018 enlisted men of the army engaged in port work.  The standard diet provided the prisoners consisted of a daily ration of three hops of rice, two and a half hops of barley, one­sixth pound of fish, and an allowance of 200 won per man that was used to purchase additional items such as seaweed, fruit, and vegetables, as these items were available in the local market. 22 Without an efficient logistical organization an army cannot fight for long.

There was agreement that the central area was vulnerable and that a quick, strong enemy thrust there might place formidable enemy (North Korean) units behind the entire UN command combat forces and between them and Pusan.  The 2nd Division and the leading elements of the 7th Division arrived in the Wonju area just in time.  The 9th Infantry Regiment and the French and Netherlands battalions were held in division reserve.  East of the 25th Division front, a ROK 1st Division patrol engaged an estimated enemy battalion southwest of Korangpo and captured an officer and four enlisted men, all from the North Korean I Corps Engineer Battalion.

Dodge in his Great Captains gives the ages of several at the height of their ability: Alexander the Great was 25; Gustavus Adolphus, 37; Hannibal, 34; Napoleon, 39; Frederick the Great, 45; and Caesar, 52. '' 40 Ridgway's philosophy of military leadership was very similar to that of Dodge, which involved Consideration for the living conditions—food, clothing, and medical care—and above all, consistent with the full accomplishment of my assigned missions, the lives of the men entrusted to me; Sharing, so far as practicable, their hardships and hazards; Not asking them to do anything I had not already done myself and stood ready to do again when necessary; And being at the point of an anticipated crisis before it erupted, if possible, or if not then as soon thereafter as possible.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.64 of 5 – based on 38 votes