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Lone Survivor: The Eyewitness Account of Operation Redwing and the Lost Heroes of SEAL Team 10

Lone Survivor: The Eyewitness Account of Operation Redwing and the Lost Heroes of SEAL Team 10 - Patrick Robinson, Marcus Luttrell a work referenced in Sebastian Junger's War and Sean Parnell's Outlaw Platoon, Luttrell's piece has already become part of the Afghan "canon," and describes in vivid detail a behind-enemy-lines mission that results in the decimation* (in the modern sense) of a SEAL team.

* note decimation in the Roman sense was the punishment of killing 1/10th of a mutinuous legion, considered the most severe punishment Rome could inflict on one of its military units.