Code Name, Johnny Walker

Code Name, Johnny Walker

The Extraordinary Story of the Iraqi Who Risked Everything to Fight With the U.S. Navy SEALs

Book - 2014
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This is the story of how an ordinary Iraqi became a hero to America's elite warriors. Night after night, while his homeland was being destroyed around him, he guided the U.S. Navy SEALs through Iraq's most dangerous regions. Operating under the code name "Johnny Walker," he risked his life on more than a thousand missions and became a legend in the U.S. special-ops community. But in the eyes of Iraq's terrorists and insurgents, he and his family were marked for death because he worked with the Americans. Over the course of eight years, Johnny Walker unmasked countless terrorists and helped foil an untold number of plots against Americans and their allies. He went on hundreds of missions, saved dozens of American lives and risked his own life daily. He and his family lived in constant jeopardy, surviving multiple assassination attempts. Today they live in the United States, where he remains in the fight by helping train the next generation of American special-operations warriors.
Publisher: New York : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, c2014
Edition: First Edition
ISBN: 9780062267559
Branch Call Number: 359.984 WAL NVD
Characteristics: xvii, 285 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: DeFelice, Jim 1956-

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SEBoiko
May 09, 2014

For some leaders, religion was just something to be used to advance their own agendas.

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SEBoiko
May 09, 2014

Without understanding the culture of a place, it is next to impossible to have the effect you want.

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SEBoiko
May 09, 2014

What things did we have to do to get through the day?

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May 09, 2014

Religion is a choice.

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May 09, 2014

...fishing is a great act of faith...

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Mar 22, 2014

excellent account of how the Iraq war affected civilians in Iraq by a man who became an interpreter for the Navy Seals. He also explains what conditions were pre-war and the insurgency started. Also, interesting account of different factions of Muslim religion

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