The guts to try: the untold story of the Iran hostage rescue mission by the on-scene desert commander

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Orion Books,
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[1990]
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1st ed.
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English
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From one of the highest ranking officers on the ground in Iran comes a no-holds-barred look at America's brave mission against terrorism Colonel James H. Kyle was involved in every stage of the Iran hostage rescue operation. As Desert-1 Commander, he alone bore responsibility for the courageous mission. Now Colonel Kyle spares no one, including himself, in this riveting account that takes readers from the initial brainstorming sessions and training camps to the desert rehearsals, the forward staging areas in Egypt and Oman, and finally to the desert refueling site, where he decided to abort. Colonel Kyle provides honest answers to tough questions: Why were the pilots caught totally off guard by the weather? How did the CIA contribute to the mission's breakdown? And could such a failure happen again?The Guts to Tryis a thrilling true-life adventure story--exploring America's ability to react quickly, forcefully, and effectively to acts of terrorism. From the Paperback edition.
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ils:.b14848417BookBooks1st ed.EnglishOrion Books, [1990]xvi, 352 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
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subject_facetAutobiographies
Iran Hostage Crisis, 1979-1981 -- Personal narratives
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title_displayThe guts to try : the untold story of the Iran hostage rescue mission by the on-scene desert commander
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