Download No Room For Error: The Covert Operations of America’s Special Tactics Units from Iran to Afghanistan Audiobook

No Room For Error: The Covert Operations of America’s Special Tactics Units from Iran to Afghanistan Audiobook, by John T. Carney Extended Sample Click for printable size audiobook cover
Author: Benjamin F. Schemmer, John T. Carney Narrator: Barrett Whitener Publisher: Listen & Live Audio Format: Abridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: November 2002 ISBN: 9781593162801
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When the US Air Force decided to create an elite “special tactics” team in the late 1970s to work with special-operations forces, John T. Carney was the man they turned to. Since then Carney and the US Air Force Special Tactics units have circled the world on clandestine missions. They have combated terrorists and overthrown dangerous dictators. They have suffered eighteen times the casualty rate of America’s conventional forces. But they have gotten the job done. Now, for the first time, Colonel Carney lifts the veil of secrecy and reveals what really goes on inside the special-operations forces that are at the forefront of contemporary warfare. Download and start listening now!

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Quotes & Awards

  • “Every officer in the armed forces should be compelled to read the chapter on the 1983 invasion of Grenada—it’s an enraging primer on how not to do it.”

    Seymour Hersch, Pulitzer Prize–winning investigative journalist

  • “A timely book that’s part memoir and part history…[Carney’s] dramatic tales place special operations history in perspective.”

    Publishers Weekly

  • “A clear, detailed, clinical analysis of operations from the failed Iranian rescue mission to the recent successes in Afghanistan…A precise military study.”

    Kirkus Reviews

  • “This page-turner offers a straightforward, insightful view of the evolution of the US Air Force’s heroic but largely unsung Special Tactics units…An exciting, action-packed story by a legendary figure in the special operations community, with a coauthor and editor who fought hard to win us support to revitalize America’s ‘quiet professionals.’”

    Gen. Carl W. Stiner, USA (Ret.), former commander-in-chief of US Special Operation Command

  • “America and the world need to know what kind of people defend us and who are the real heroes.”

    Caspar W. Weinberger, former secretary of defense

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About the Narrator

Barrett Whitener has been narrating audiobooks since 1992. His recordings have won several awards, including the prestigious Audie and six Earphones Awards. AudioFile magazine has named him one of the Best Voices of the Century. He lives in Washington, DC.