From the coauthor of the #1 New York Times bestselling American Sniper, this “inspired by true events” thriller follows one of America’s most lethal snipers as he leads the rescue of a downed female Special Ops pilot. From the coauthor of Chris Kyle’s #1 New York Times bestseller, American Sniper: In direct defiance of the president’s orders, Navy Master Chief Gil Shannon, one of America’s most lethal SEAL snipers, launches a bold mission comprised of SEAL Team Six and Delta Force fighters to free a captured female helicopter pilot being held by Taliban insurgents in Afghanistan. The president is afraid a botched rescue could jeopardize US foreign policy as well as end his presidency. But once the special ops community learns that one of their own—the first female helicopter pilot of the Army’s elite 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (SOAR)—is being held and brutally mistreated, there is no executive order strong enough to stop them from attempting to rescue her. This fast-paced, action-packed thriller with incredibly realistic and blistering battles introduces a new American hero, Gil Shannon, whose iron will and expertise with the .308 Remington Modular sniper rifle will spell the difference between freedom and an ignoble death for America’s female POW.
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|Grouped Work ID||a4f57e71-4d57-9e6f-6c64-1650048c9633|
|Grouping Title||one way trip|
|Grouping Author||mcewen scott|
|Last Grouping Update||2018-10-03 04:49:02AM|
|Last Indexed||2019-02-21 04:50:57AM|
|detailed_location_arlington||Central Adult Fiction|
|display_description||In direct defiance of the president’s orders, Navy Master Chief Gil Shannon, one of America’s most lethal SEAL snipers, launches his own bold mission comprised of SEAL Team Six and Delta Force fighters to free a female helicopter pilot being held and brutally mistreated by Taliban insurgents in Afghanistan. The president fears a botched rescue would be a foreign policy disaster—and the end of his term. But once the special ops community learns that one of their own has been taken hostage, there is no executive order strong enough to stop them from going in—whatever the risks. -- from Amazon.|
|item_details||ils:.b20093408|.i21595343|Central Adult Fiction|F MCEWE|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf|Sep 18, 2018|caf|||
|owning_library_arlington||Arlington Public Library, Aurora Hills, Central, Cherrydale, Columbia Pike, Connection Crystal City, Detention Center, Glencarlyn, Local History, Plaza, Shirlington, Westover|
|record_details||ils:.b20093408|Book|Books|First Pocket Books paperback edition.|English|Pocket Books,|2014.|469 pages ; 20.|
|subject_facet||Afghanistan -- Fiction, Helicopter pilots -- Fiction, Rescues -- Afghanistan -- Fiction, Special operations (Military science) -- Fiction, United States. -- Navy. -- SEALs -- Fiction, War stories|
|title_full||One-way trip / Scott McEwen with Thomas Koloniar|