Service: A Navy Seal At War by Marcus LuttrellService: A Navy Seal At War by Marcus Luttrell

Service: A Navy Seal At War

byMarcus LuttrellAs told byJames D. Hornfischer

Hardcover | May 8, 2012

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Navy SEAL Marcus Luttrell returned from his star-crossed mission in Afghanistan with his bones shattered and his heart broken. So many had given their lives to save him-and he would have readily done the same for them. As he recuperated, he wondered why he and others, from America's founding to today, had been willing to sacrifice everything-including themselves-for the sake of family, nation, and freedom.

InService, we follow Marcus Luttrell to Iraq, where he returns to the battlefield as a member of SEAL Team 5 to help take on the most dangerous city in the world: Ramadi, the capital of war-torn Al Anbar Province. There, in six months of high-intensity urban combat, he would be part of what has been called the greatest victory in the history of U.S. Special Operations forces. We also return to Afghanistan and Operation Redwing, where Luttrell offers powerful new details about his miraculous rescue. Throughout, he reflects on what it really means to take on a higher calling, about the men he's seen lose their lives for their country, and the legacy of those who came and bled before.

A thrilling war story,Serviceis also a profoundly moving tribute to the warrior brotherhood, to the belief that nobody goes it alone, and no one will be left behind.
Navy SEAL Marcus Luttrell returned from his star-crossed mission in Afghanistan with his bones shattered and his heart broken. So many had given their lives to save him-and he would have readily done the same for them. As he recuperated, he wondered why he and others, from America's founding to today, had been willing to sacrifice everything-including themselves-for the sake of family, nation, and freedom.

InService, we follow Marcus Luttrell to Iraq, where he returns to the battlefield as a member of SEAL Team 5 to help take on the most dangerous city in the world: Ramadi, the capital of war-torn Al Anbar Province. There, in six months of high-intensity urban combat, he would be part of what has been called the greatest victory in the history of U.S. Special Operations forces. We also return to Afghanistan and Operation Redwing, where Luttrell offers powerful new details about his miraculous rescue. Throughout, he reflects on what it really means to take on a higher calling, about the men he's seen lose their lives for their country, and the legacy of those who came and bled before.

A thrilling war story,Serviceis also a profoundly moving tribute to the warrior brotherhood, to the belief that nobody goes it alone, and no one will be left behind.
Marcus Luttrellbecame a combat-trained Navy SEAL in 2002 and served in many dangerous Special Operations assignments around the world. He is the author of theNew York TimesbestsellerLone Survivor, and is a popular corporate and organizational speaker. He lives near Houston, Texas.James D. Hornfischer is the author of theNew York Timesb...
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Title:Service: A Navy Seal At WarFormat:HardcoverDimensions:384 pages, 9.75 × 6.5 × 1.25 inPublished:May 8, 2012Publisher:Little, Brown And CompanyLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0316185361

ISBN - 13:9780316185363

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy to read I've read his first book and this one is just as good. A look inside the career of someone in an elite military unit. Those interested in US military history and recent wars will enjoy this book.
Date published: 2017-01-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Riveting I had read Lone Survivor and now Service by Marcus Luttrell. Very good book, both, detailing and recalling his training,life as a SEAL's. He is a man of faith,great love for his brothers at arms, his twin brother, his family and his country. He has suffered much ,physically as well as emotionally, losing close friends,comrades at arms. A well written book. I enjoyed it tremendously. Thank you
Date published: 2015-04-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Can i give 5+ stars? I've read a lot of SEAL bios but this was incredible. Hearing sine things straight from Marcus about what really happened was interesting and reassuring, also a reminder that media doesn't necessarily have the up to date interpretations! i enjoyed the wiring style and the intense look beyond the scenes.
Date published: 2014-10-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Service, a navy seal at war Very frank look into the navy seal way of life
Date published: 2014-07-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Mrs Excellent. An eye opener, for sure. Helps one to better understand & appreciate our service men & women - support our troops!
Date published: 2014-04-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Must Read! This is a must read book! As someone who has never served, who can't imagine what these men (and women) have gone thru and seen, I can start to see it and understand it now. Thank you to all who have served, and to those who were lost, I may sleep in peace each and every nigh because of what you have done
Date published: 2014-01-30

Editorial Reviews

"Marcus Luttrell, with James D. Hornfischer, has written another emotional story that the reader will not want to put down."-American Thinker