Warrior Soul: The Memoir of a Navy Seal

By Chuck Pfarrer

“Since the 1st military frogmen crawled onto the seashores of Normandy, no SEAL has ever surrendered,” writes Chuck Pfarrer. “No SEAL has ever been captured, and never one teammate or physique has ever been left within the box. This legacy of valor is unrivaled in sleek warfare.”

Warrior Soul
is a publication concerning the warrior spirit, and it takes the reader around the world. Former military SEAL Chuck Pfarrer recounts a few of his most threatening assignments: On a clandestine reconnaissance project at the Mosquito Coast, his recon crew performs a dangerous online game of cat and mouse with a Nicaraguan patrol boat. bring to an end at the streets of Beirut, the author’s SEAL detachment needs to conflict snipers at the eco-friendly Line. within the mid-Atlantic, Pfarrer’s unit makes an attempt to retrieve—or destroy—the booster component to a Trident ballistic missile ahead of it may be recovered by way of a Russian undercover agent trawler. On a runway in Sicily, his attack point surrounds an Egyptian airliner sporting the Achille Lauro hijackers.

These are just many of the riveting tales of strive against patrol, reconnaissance missions, counter-terrorist operations, tragedies, and victories in Warrior Soul that illustrate the SEAL maxim “The one that aren't defeated can't be defeated.”

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Days after I’d made an ass out of myself, 5th Platoon was once parachuted into the Gulf of Panama, and we validated a ahead working base on an island within the Archipelago de las Perlas. Our undertaking was once to back play OPFOR, opposing forces, this time in a joint American-Panamanian army workout referred to as Kindle Liberty. This used to be seven years sooner than the US may depose Manuel Noriega, and kin with the Panamanians have been cordial, if a section stressful on the best. additionally deployed to Las Perlas have been the XO, a gaggle from the operations place of work, and a scratch operational strength from the cadre, together with John Jaeger.

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