A Navy SEAL (SEAL stands for Sea, Air, and Land) is a highly trained special operation force created by United States Navy. They are considered one of the most supreme and distinguished special forces units.
They are primarily responsible for high-priority special operations such as Counter-terrorism, Special reconnaissance, Amphibious reconnaissance, Unconventional warfare, Hostage rescue, Foreign internal defence, and more.
Some of the most renowned special ops they engaged in are Vietnam War, Operation Urgent Fury, Achille Lauro hijacking, Operation Earnest Will, Operation Prime Chance, Operation Desert Storm, Somali Civil War, and many more.
The selection and training procedure is highly tough and challenging to become a Navy SEAL. Candidates must pass physical and psychological tests and countless other trainings.
Becoming a Navy SEAL is hard, but learning from their experience and challenging lifestyle is easy. You can have to read the book mentioned in the list below.
Let’s check out the SEAL book list.
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List of 12 Best Navy Seal Books:
Every book has its own story but all of them give you a close glimpse of SEALs’ life.
1. Lone Survivor: The Eyewitness Account of Operation Redwing and the Lost Heroes of SEAL Team 10
Written by Eric Blehm and this is again a biography. This book shares the story of a dedicated Navy SEAL who overcame personal challenges to become a hero, emphasising courage, determination, and sacrifice.
As this is a biography, the book shares the real story of Eric Blehm, published in May 2012.
4. No Easy Day: The Firsthand Account of the Mission that Killed Osama bin Laden
This non-fiction book was written by Don Mann and Ralph Pezzullo and was published in 2011. This book gives a rare glimpse of Seal Team Six, a secretive part of the US Navy that works on counterterrorism.
The book offers a compelling narration of the unit’s history, training, and high-profile missions.
With the help of interviews, Don Mann explains how difficult it is to be a part of this special operation force. “Inside SEAL Team Six” helps you better understand this secretive unit and gives you the right idea.
Reading SEAL-related books can give you a better idea of their struggle and helps you understand the real meaning of brotherhood, courage, sacrifice, determination, and much more. I hope you’ll read at least one book from this list above to better understand SEAL.
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Sourabh Sharma is a hobbyist book reader, Entrepreneur, and a literature student at Delhi University. A blog writer by day and a book reader by night, he is oathed to discuss himself in a third person but can be persuaded to do so from time to time.