Inside Delta Force

The Story of America's Elite Counterterrorist Unit

By Eric L. Haney
(Delacorte Press, Paperback, 9780385732529, 246pp.)

Publication Date: January 23, 2007

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They are the Army's most elite top-secret strike force. But you won't hear about their heroics on the news, no headlines about them can appear in the papers, and no one—not even their families—can know who they are. First Special Forces Operational Detachment-D—Delta Force, America's supersecret counterterrorist unit. On paper they do not exist, but without them, our lives wouldn't be the same.

In this exclusive behind-the-scenes account, founding member Eric L. Haney, Command Sergeant Major, USA (ret.), takes you into the grueling selection and training process of Delta Force. From learning how to open a padlock with a soda can to rescuing a hijacked airplane, these men are masters of espionage and warfare. They are the anonymous heroes who protect us every day from threats we'll never know existed.




About the Author
ERIC L. HANEY (Command Sergeant Major USA - Ret.)served for more than twenty years in the United States Army's most demanding combat units: as a combat infantryman, a Ranger, and ultimately as a founding member of Delta Force. In his retirement, he has protected princes, presidents, and CEOs. He has negotiated with Latin American guerrillas for the safe return of hostages, rescued American children kidnapped around the world, and provided security for international oil companies operating in the most dangerous regions on earth. Today, he lives and writes in the relative peace and quiet of Marietta, Georgia.


Praise For Inside Delta Force

"In this rapidly changing and dangerous world, U.S. Special Forces are vital to the security of all Americans. CSM Eric Haney is perhaps the World's foremost expert on military special ops. Read INSIDE DELTA FORCE and learn what we are really up against."
--Bill O'Reilly, Anchor, Fox News Channel

"A book that could not be more timely, written by a warrior who knows what he's talking about.."
--James Webb, author of Fields of Fire and Lost Soldiers

“A rousing chronicle of what it’s really like to be a special-ops guy.”
--Esquire

“Compelling memoir...a book that you won’t want to put down.”
--Playboy

“Perfect for military enthusiasts.”
--Kirkus Reviews


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