SEAL Team Six: Memoirs of an Elite Navy SEAL Sniper (Unabridged)
Written By: Howard E. WasdinStephen Templin
Written By: Ray Porter
Length:9 hours and 35 minutes
Customer Rating :3.7
When the Navy sends their elite, they deliver the SEALs. When the SEALs deliver their elite, they deliver SEAL Team Six - a secret unit tasked with counter-terrorism, hostage rescue,Â and counterinsurgency.
In this dramatic, behind-the-scenes chronicle, Howard Wasdin requires listeners deep inside the area of Navy SEALs and Special Forces snipers, starting using the grueling selection process ofÂ Basic Underwater Demolition/SEAL - the toughest and longest military instruction on earth.
After graduating,Â Wasdin confronted new challenges. First, there wasÂ combatÂ in OperationÂ Desert Storm as a member of SEAL Team Two. Then, the Green Course: the selection procedure toÂ join the renowned SEAL Team Six (ST6), with a program that included practiced land war toÂ unarmed battle. More than studying how to decide a lock,Â they discovered how to blow the doorway off its hinges.
Finally, as member of ST6, he graduated from the most storied and challenging sniperÂ program in the country:Â the Marine Corps Scout Sniper School.
Less than half of a yearÂ after sniper school,Â he was fighting for his existence. From rooftops, helicopters, and alleys , Wasdin hunted Aidid and killed his guys whenever potential. But every thing wentÂ quickly to hellÂ when hisÂ little band of soldiers discovered themselves fighting for their lives, stop from aid and desperately attempting to save downed companions within a program mission. The Battle of Mogadishu, as it became understood, left 18 American soldiers dead and 73 wounded. Howard Wasdin had both of his legs almost blown off while engaging the enemy. His volatile battle narratives and inside detailsÂ of becomingÂ one of the world's snipers unite to generate this the most thrilling and important memoir by aÂ navy SEAL since Lone Survivor.