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Sea stories : my life in special operations / Admiral William H. McRaven (U.S. Navy retired).

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  • 10 of 10 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District.

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Admiral William H. McRaven is a part of American military history, having been involved in some of the most famous missions in recent memory, including the capture of Saddam Hussein, the rescue of Captain Richard Phillips, and the raid to kill Osama bin Laden. Sea Stories begins in 1960 at the American Officers' Club in France, where Allied officers and their wives gathered to have drinks and tell stories about their adventures during World War II -- the place where a young Bill McRaven learned the value of a good story. Sea Stories is an unforgettable look back on one man's incredible life, from childhood days sneaking into high-security military sites to a day job of hunting terrorists and rescuing hostages. Action-packed, inspiring, and full of thrilling stories from life in the special operations world, Sea Stories is a remarkable memoir from one of America's most accomplished leaders. --from book jacket.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Cascade Locks Library 921 MCRAVEN 2019 (Text) 33892100611087 Adult Non-Fiction Book None 05/21/2019 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781538729748
  • ISBN: 1538729741
  • ISBN: 9781538734797
  • Physical Description: xi, 335 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plated : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, New York : Grand Central Publishing, 2019.

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Summary, etc.:
Admiral William H. McRaven is a part of American military history, having been involved in some of the most famous missions in recent memory, including the capture of Saddam Hussein, the rescue of Captain Richard Phillips, and the raid to kill Osama bin Laden. Sea Stories begins in 1960 at the American Officers' Club in France, where Allied officers and their wives gathered to have drinks and tell stories about their adventures during World War II -- the place where a young Bill McRaven learned the value of a good story. Sea Stories is an unforgettable look back on one man's incredible life, from childhood days sneaking into high-security military sites to a day job of hunting terrorists and rescuing hostages. Action-packed, inspiring, and full of thrilling stories from life in the special operations world, Sea Stories is a remarkable memoir from one of America's most accomplished leaders. --from book jacket.
Subject: McRaven, William H. (William Harry), 1955-
United States. Navy. SEALs > Biography.
Admirals > United States > Biography.
Special operations (Military science) > United States.
Genre: Autobiographies.

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