By Mitchell Zuckoff
The harrowing, precise account from the courageous males at the flooring who fought again through the conflict of Benghazi.
13 HOURS offers, for the 1st time ever, the real account of the occasions of September eleven, 2012, while terrorists attacked the U.S. kingdom division targeted project Compound and a close-by CIA station referred to as the Annex in Benghazi, Libya. A crew of six American defense operators fought to repel the attackers and defend the americans stationed there. these males went past the decision of accountability, acting impressive acts of braveness and heroism, to stay clear of tragedy on a miles better scale. this can be their own account, by no means sooner than advised, of what occurred through the 13 hours of that now-infamous attack.
13 HOURS units the list instantly on what occurred in the course of an evening that has been shrouded in secret and controversy. Written by means of long island occasions bestselling writer Mitchell Zuckoff, this riveting e-book takes readers into the action-packed tale of heroes who laid their lives at the line for each other, for his or her countrymen, and for his or her country.
13 HOURS is a gorgeous, eye-opening, and severe book—but most significantly, it's the fact. the tale of what occurred to those men—and what they accomplished—is unforgettable.
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13 Hours: The Inside Account of What Really Happened In Benghazi by Mitchell Zuckoff