Delta Force: A Memoir by the Founder of the U.S. Military's Most Secretive Special-Operations Unit (Paperback)

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Wanted: Volunteers for Project Delta. Will guarantee you a medal. A body bag. Or both. When Charlie Beckwith issued this call to arms in Vietnam in 1965, he revolutionised American armed combat. This is the story of what would come to be known as Delta Force, as only its maverick creator could tell it.

About the Author


Charles Beckwith is the legendary military maverick behind Delta Force, America's elite counterterrorist unit. This is his only book. He is deceased.

Praise for Delta Force: A Memoir by the Founder of the U.S. Military's Most Secretive Special-Operations Unit…


“Delta Force, considered the equivalent of SEAL Team 6, are far more tight-lipped than the SEALs.”
-New York Times

“Delta Force is arguably the most effective fighting unit in the world.”
-Washington Post

“Absolutely compelling...nations without men like this simply don’t survive.”
-The Wall Street Journal

“The Army’s most elite commando unit.”
-Los Angeles Times

“A page turner. ... Hard to put down. ... One of those rare books that military people will annotate and underline and hesitate ever to lend out. ... Beckwith’s candor is extraordinary.”
-Armed Forces Journal

Product Details ISBN-10: 006224969X
ISBN-13: 9780062249692
Published: William Morrow & Company
Pages: 371
Language: English