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Shea, Therese.

Summary: Explore the lesser-known details about what makes a Green Beret tick, including the rigorous admissions requirements and top-secret missions.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rosen Pub. 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 356.16 SHE

Summary: They were crack troops skilled in the techniques of unconditional warfare, the soldiers of the Special Forces-- and the focus of Hollywood's first feature film about the Vietnam War.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA GRE

Hamilton, John

Summary: Presents the history of the United States Army Special Forces, commonly called the "Green Berets," how they are trained, their gear, and some of the various jobs they do.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ABDO 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 356.167 HAM

Lahidji, Changiz

Summary: Over 100 combat missions, 24 years as a Green Beret--Full Battle Rattle tells the legend of a soldier who served America in every war since Vietnam. Master Sergeant Changiz Lahidji served on Special Forces A teams longer than anyone in history, completing over a hundred combat missions in Afghanistan. Changiz is a Special Forces legend. He also happens to be the first Muslim Green Beret....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B LAHIDJI LAH

Summary: Afghanistan, immediately post-9/11. Small teams of Green Berets arrive on a series of secret missions to overthrow the Taliban. What happens next is equal parts war origin story and cautionary tale, illuminating the nature and impact of fifteen years of constant combat, with unprecedented access to U.S. Special Forces.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA LEG

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD LEG

Bozzo, Linda.

Summary: "An introduction to the life of Green Berets in the US Army Special Operations Command (USASOC) describing some missions, how they train, and their role in the armed forces"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amicus High Interest, an imprint of Amicus 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 356 BOZ

Clancy, Tom

Summary: A look at the U.S. military Special Forces, during the last five decades, through the eyes of retired general Carl Stiner, who has spent many years leading America's Special Forces in such missions as Desert Storm and the Panama invasion.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 356.16 CLA

Boykin, Jerry.

Summary: Boykin reveals how his military duty worked in tandem with his faith to bring him through the bloody storms of foreign battle-- and through the political firestorm that ambushed him in his own country.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Faith Words 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BOYKIN, WILLIAM G BOY

Donati, Jessica

Summary: "In 2015, the White House claimed triumphantly that 'the longest war in American history' was over. But for some, it was just the beginning of a new war, fought by Special Operations Forces, with limited resources, little governmental oversight, and contradictory orders. With big picture insight and on-the-ground grit, Jessica Donati shares the stories of the impossible choices these soldiers...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 958.104 DON

Wise, Beau

Summary: "From Beau Wise and Tom Sileo comes Three Wise Men, an incredible memoir of family, service and sacrifice by a Marine who lost both his brothers in combat--becoming the only "Sole Survivor" during the war in Afghanistan. Shortly after the 9/11 attacks, three brothers by blood became brothers in arms when each volunteered to defend their country. No military family has sacrificed more during the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 WIS

Summary: A group of Green Berets are faced with a military maneuver to transport an elephant across 200 miles of rivers, mountains and canyons to a remote jungle village.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney DVD 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY OPE

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD MOVIE OPE

Thor, Brad.

Summary: Just as skilled, just as fearsome, and just as deadly as their colleagues, Delta Force's newest members have only one thing setting them apart--their gender. Part of a top-secret, all-female program codenamed The Athena Project, four of Delta's best and brightest women are about to undertake one of the nation's deadliest assignments.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC THO

Stanton, Doug

Summary: Documents the post-September 11 mission during which a small band of Special Forces soldiers captured the strategic Afghan city of Mazar-e Sharif as part of an effort to defeat the Taliban, in a dramatic account that includes testimonies by Afghanistan citizens whose lives were changed by the war.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2017

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 958.1047 STA

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 958.1047 STA

Stanton, Doug.

Summary: Doug Stanton tells the astonishing story of twelve U.S. soldiers who rode horses into Afghanistan immediately following 9/11 to defeat the Taliban.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Audioworks 2009

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 958.1047 STA

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 958.1047 STA

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CDA 958.1047 Sta

Pfarrer, Chuck.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PFA

Donati, Jessica

Summary: "In 2013, President Obama began the drawdown of troops in Afghanistan. But only a year into the withdrawal, Obama began allowing the U.S. military to resume combat operations, relying almost entirely on U.S. Special Operations forces. It was the beginning of a new, covert war. Reporter Jessica Donati shows how policy shifted, and argues that the war is undermining American interests both at...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PublicAffairs 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 958.104 DON

Waugh, Billy

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Morrow 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 WAUGH, BILLY WAU

Black, Michelle Richmond

Summary: Drawing on exclusive interviews with the survivors of her husband's unit, research into the military leadership and accountability and her own unique vantage point as a gold star widow, the author sets out to find the truth behind her Green Beret husband's death.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.88 BLA

Thor, Brad.

Summary: A group of female warriors from the nation's most elite counter-terrorism unit--the United States Army's 1st Special Forces Operational Detachment Delta--deploys on a dangerous international assignment. Their code name: Athena Project.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2010

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Smith, Michael

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2007

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Stanton, Doug.

Summary: Drawing on in-country observations and exclusive interviews, Stanton delivers the jaw-dropping tale of how 12 top-secret commandos slip into Afghanistan, kill Al Qaeda fighters, and topple the Taliban.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2009

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 958.1047 STA

Stanton, Doug.

Summary: Following 9/11, a small band of Special Forces soldiers secretly entered Afghanistan and rode to war on horseback against the Taliban. Outnumbered forty to one, they pursued the enemy across the mountains and captured the strategic city of Mazar-i-Sharif. Bone-weary, they were welcomed by throngs of overjoyed Afghans in the streets. Then the action took an unexpected turn: the Horse Soldiers...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2009

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 958.1047 STA

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 958.1047 STA

Hama, Larry.

Summary: Excitement? Adventure? Military action? This wouldn't be G.I. JOE without 'em! The battle between COBRA and G.I. JOE heats up, as their former comrade, Dark Snake Eyes, is unleashed on the Joes. With Storm Shadow on their side, though, they may still be able to turn the tables. Can the Joes beat back the COBRA offensive? Featuring the incredible team of S L Gallant and Gary Erskine on art,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: IDW Publishing 2012

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Thor, Brad.

Summary: Just as skilled, just as fearsome, and just as deadly as their colleagues, Delta Force's newest members have only one thing setting them apart--their gender. Part of a top-secret, all-female program codenamed The Athena Project, four of Delta's best and brightest women are about to undertake one of the nation's deadliest assignments.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD FIC THO

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