An American in the Basement: The Betrayal of Captain Scott Speicher and the Cover-up of His Death

July 1, 2013|
An American in the Basement: The Betrayal of Captain Scott Speicher and the Cover-up of His Death
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The incredible story of denial, deceit, and deception that ultimately cost Navy pilot Captain Michael Scott Speicher his life is exposed in this military tell-all. Asserting that years of information has been intentionally kept from an American public, the book reveals that, contrary to reports, Speicher survived after he ejected from his stricken F/A-18 Hornet on the first night of the Persian Gulf War. Protected by a Bedouin tribal group, he evaded Saddam’s capture for nearly four years. In that time he was repeatedly promised by an American intelligence asset that a deal for his repatriation would be worked out but it never was. Speicher was left behind. After Saddam Hussein captured him, Speicher spent the next eight years in a secret Baghdad prison and being moved around in secret to avoid an American task force looking for him, and before he was killed after the United States invaded Iraq in March 2003. Author Amy Waters Yarsinske, a former naval intelligence officer and a veteran investigator and author, presents her fascinating case after years of research.

Title:An American in the Basement: The Betrayal of Captain Scott Speicher and the Cover-up of His DeathFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:July 1, 2013Publisher:Trine DayLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1937584216

ISBN - 13:9781937584214

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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