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

By Mitchell Zuckoff

The harrowing, real account from the courageous males at the flooring who fought again throughout the conflict of Benghazi.

13 HOURS offers, for the 1st time ever, the genuine account of the occasions of September eleven, 2012, whilst terrorists attacked the united states country division particular undertaking Compound and a close-by CIA station known as the Annex in Benghazi, Libya. A group of six American protection operators fought to repel the attackers and safeguard the americans stationed there. these males went past the decision of responsibility, appearing impressive acts of braveness and heroism, to sidestep tragedy on a miles better scale. this can be their own account, by no means earlier than advised, of what occurred in the course of the 13 hours of that now-infamous attack.

thirteen HOURS units the checklist directly on what occurred in the course of an evening that has been shrouded in secret and controversy. Written by means of big apple occasions bestselling writer Mitchell Zuckoff, this riveting e-book 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.

thirteen HOURS is a gorgeous, eye-opening, and severe book--but most significantly, it's the fact. the tale of what occurred to those men--and what they accomplished--is unforgettable.

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