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The Resource SEAL of honor : Operation Red Wings and the life of Lt. Michael P. Murphy, USN, Gary Williams

SEAL of honor : Operation Red Wings and the life of Lt. Michael P. Murphy, USN, Gary Williams

Label
SEAL of honor : Operation Red Wings and the life of Lt. Michael P. Murphy, USN
Title
SEAL of honor
Title remainder
Operation Red Wings and the life of Lt. Michael P. Murphy, USN
Statement of responsibility
Gary Williams
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Traces the life of a Navy SEAL who sacrificed himself for his comrades in a fire fight with the Taliban during the war in Afghanistan, from his ordinary upbringing on Long Island to his Medal of Honor-winning efforts during the heated mountainside battle that took his life
Tone
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
348115
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Williams, Gary
Dewey number
  • 958.104/7
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Murphy, Michael Patrick
  • Murphy, Michael Patrick
  • United States
  • Operation Red Wings, 2005
  • Medal of Honor
  • Heroes
  • Courage
  • Afghan War, 2001-
  • Afghan War, 2001-
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
Operation Red Wings and the life of Lt. Michael P. Murphy, USN
Label
SEAL of honor : Operation Red Wings and the life of Lt. Michael P. Murphy, USN, Gary Williams
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 207-209) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The knock on the door -- Vigil for the valiant -- Funeral for the fallen -- Seeds of greatness -- "The protector" -- Prep schools for SEALs -- Officer Candidate School -- BUD/S : the price of admission -- Agoge : earning the Trident -- Warrior community and structure -- Deployment work-up -- Operation Enduring Freedom -- Afghanistan, home of al-Qaeda -- When character met circumstance : Operation Red Wings -- Rescue mission -- Answering the call -- No one left behind -- In the presence of warriors -- Memorials to a hero -- Of service and sacrifice -- Growing legacy -- Postscript -- Appendix: Naval special warfare community support groups
Control code
780760
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xx, 216 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781591149576
Isbn Type
(hbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2010009801
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781591149576
  • (OCoLC)457161596
Label
SEAL of honor : Operation Red Wings and the life of Lt. Michael P. Murphy, USN, Gary Williams
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 207-209) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The knock on the door -- Vigil for the valiant -- Funeral for the fallen -- Seeds of greatness -- "The protector" -- Prep schools for SEALs -- Officer Candidate School -- BUD/S : the price of admission -- Agoge : earning the Trident -- Warrior community and structure -- Deployment work-up -- Operation Enduring Freedom -- Afghanistan, home of al-Qaeda -- When character met circumstance : Operation Red Wings -- Rescue mission -- Answering the call -- No one left behind -- In the presence of warriors -- Memorials to a hero -- Of service and sacrifice -- Growing legacy -- Postscript -- Appendix: Naval special warfare community support groups
Control code
780760
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xx, 216 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781591149576
Isbn Type
(hbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2010009801
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781591149576
  • (OCoLC)457161596

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