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Call Sign Extortion 17 by Don Brown

Call Sign Extortion 17

The Shoot-Down of Seal Team Six

by Don Brown

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Unabridged Edition
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9 Hrs.3 Min.


On August 6, 2011 - three months after members of Navy SEAL Team Six killed Osama Bin Laden - Taliban forces took down a United States helicopter, call sign Extortion 17. The attack killed the Air National Guard crew, seven unidentified members of the Afghan military, and 17 members of Navy SEAL Team Six - warrior brothers from the same team that had killed Osama Bin Laden just 90 days prior. Were the seven Afghan soldiers aboard that helicopter really undercover Taliban who either maneuvered the chopper within easy range of being shot down or sabotaged it from within? Were the SEALs sacrificed on the altar of political correctness and deliberately flown into a known Taliban hot zone?

Don Brown, a former US Navy JAG officer stationed at the Pentagon and a former special assistant United States attorney, re-creates the wartime action, tells the life stories of the elite warriors our nation lost on that day and tears apart the official military explanation of the incident contained in the infamous Colt Report, which reveals either gross incompetence or a massive cover-up.

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  • Published: May 2015
  • LearnOutLoud.com Product ID: C101886
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