Introduction/ Origins/ Initial Strategy/ The Plan/ The Raid/ Analysis/ Conclusion/ Further Reading/ Index
The killing of Osama Bin Laden on May 2, 2011 was the culmination of nearly a decade of efforts made by the CIA, the US Armed Forces and others to track down the man behind the atrocities of September 11, 2001. Featuring gripping minute-by-minute narrative and full-color artwork, this absorbing study tells the dramatic story of SEAL Team Six's lightning raid on Bin Laden's hideout in Pakistan.
Peter F. Panzeri, Jr. is a former infantry officer in the US Army who has taught at West Point, RMA Sandhurst, and the US Army Infantry School. Johnny Shumate works as a freelance illustrator living in Nashville, Tennessee. He began his career in 1987 after graduating from Austin Peay State University. Most of his work is rendered in Adobe Photoshop using a Cintiq monitor. His greatest influences are Angus McBride, Don Troiani, and Edouard Detaille.
"This book delivers a tremendous amount of information in a very well organized, very well presented manner. Highly Recommended!" --Armor Modeling and Preservation Society
"Peter F. Panzeri Jr. has developed another highly detailed account of the hunt leading up to the raid on the bin Laden's compound in Abottabad, Pakistan, and his ultimate death. This is a fascinating book that portrays a vivid picture of the events leading up to and the actual raid on bin Laden's compound." --Bill O'Malley, IPMS/USA
"Excellent diagrams, maps and illustrations that help the reader follow this complex mission. Good reference material for insight how Special Forces raids are planned and executed." --Armorama
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