The Guts to Try: The Untold Story of the Iran Hostage Rescue Mission by the On-Scene Desert Commander

The Guts to Try: The Untold Story of the Iran Hostage Rescue Mission by the On-Scene Desert Commander

By: Col. James H. Kyle, John Robert Eidson

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"From one of the highest ranking officers on the ground in Iran comes a no-holds-barred look at America's brave mission against terrorism
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Colonel James H. Kyle was involved in every stage of the Iran hostage rescue operation. As Desert-1 Commander, he alone bore responsibility for the courageous mission. Now Colonel Kyle spares no one, including himself, in this riveting account that takes readers from the initial brainstorming sessions and training camps to the desert rehearsals, the forward staging areas in Egypt and Oman, and finally to the desert refueling site, where he decided to abort.
Colonel Kyle provides honest answers to tough questions: Why were the pilots caught totally off guard by the weather? How did the CIA contribute to the mission's breakdown? And could such a failure happen again? "The Guts to Try" is a thrilling true-life adventure story-exploring America's ability to react quickly, forcefully, and effectively to acts of terrorism.

Title: The Guts to Try: The Untold Story of the Iran Hostage Rescue Mission by the On-Scene Desert Commander

Author Name: Col. James H. Kyle, John Robert Eidson

Categories: War and Adventure,

Publisher: Ballantine Books: April 2002

ISBN Number: 034544695X

ISBN Number 13: 9780345446954

Binding: Mass Market Paperback

Book Condition: Used - Good

Seller ID: 6930

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