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"This man wrote; he put down on a scrap of paper the last moments of twenty men in this world. Then he corked the bottle and threw it overboard. There's not a chance in hell, he must have thought. And then he went below again. He breathed in deep. He tried to calm himself. He readied himself for the first shock of the sea.
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The e-book was published on 1997-05-17. (The original print edition may have been earlier.)

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It's a true story about a commercial fishing boat called the Andrea Gail.

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The movie based on the book starred George Clooney.

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The book was written by Sebastian Junger.

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The Ericksen Connection
by Barry Becker

$4.99
Kindle Edition published 2014-11-20
Bestseller ranking: 435887

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During a Taliban ambush in 2002, Mark Ericksen, a Navy SEAL Team-Six platoon leader, takes command of Operation Daring Eagles in Afghanistan. The deputy commander of Joint Special Operations Command, Colonel Shane Dawkins, orders him by sat phone to kill Bashir Sadozai, his Afghan translator, claiming he is a Talib. At first Ericksen resists the order, but in the thick of battle, surrounded by wounded and dead team members, and with CIA-decoded intercepts proving Sadozai is a spy. Ericksen complies with the order, murdering the unarmed man.

A day later, he discovers that his intuition was correct, that the colonel had lied to him. He resigns his commission and goes into private industry, working for defense contractors and hiding his PTSD.

In 2009, the CIA receives actionable intel from Saudi intelligence stating a terrorist mastermind plans to attack two American cities with nuclear suitcase bombs. The mastermind, Khalid Al-B...

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