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4.33 out of 54.33 out of 54.33 out of 54.33 out of 54.33 out of 5 4.33 (1 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Charlie A. Beckwith, Donald Knox Narrator: Alan Sklar Publisher: Tantor Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: December 2014 ISBN: 9781494578213
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Wanted: Volunteers for Project Delta. Will guarantee you a medal. A body bag. Or both. With this call to arms, Charlie Beckwith revolutionized American armed combat. Beckwith's acclaimed memoir tells the story of Delta Force as only its maverick creator could tell it-from the bloody baptism of Vietnam to the top-secret training grounds of North Carolina to political battles in the upper levels of the Pentagon itself. This is the heart-pounding, first-person insider's view of the missions that made Delta Force legendary. Download and start listening now!

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  • “Absolutely compelling…nations without men like this simply don’t survive.”

    Wall Street Journal

  • Delta Force, considered the equivalent of SEAL Team 6, are far more tight-lipped than the SEALs. New York Times

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About the Author

Col. Charles A. Beckwith (1929–1994) was the founder and first commanding officer of Delta Force. For his service, he was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross, Silver Star, Legion of Merit, and Purple Heart. He is interred in the Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery in San Antonio, Texas

About the Narrator

Alan Sklar, a graduate of Dartmouth, has excelled in his career as a freelance voice actor. He began narrating audiobooks in 1996, winning seven AudioFile Earphones Awards and earning several “Best Voice” awards. He has also worked as a stage actor and as a promo announcer at WPIX-TV in New York City. His dream is to be an opera singer, a role for which he hones his bass-baritone operatic skills in the upstairs shower of his home.