The Commandos: The Inside Story of America's Secret Soldiers (Mass Market Paperbound)

The Inside Story of America's Secret Soldiers

By Douglas C. Waller

Dell, 9780440220466, 496pp.

Publication Date: July 1, 1995

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Description

An experienced Pentagon correspondent for Newsweek reveals the excruciating training and dangerous missions of America's elite fighting forces, including the Navy SEALs and Delta Force, following them into battle in Desert Storm.


About the Author

Douglas C. Waller is a lecturer, author, and veteran correspondent. Before joining Newsweek in 1988, he worked as a legislative assistant for Senator William Proxmire and Representative Edward J. Markey. From 1994 to 2007, Waller served in Time magazine's Washington bureau as a correspondent. He has authored or coauthored nine books including The Commandos: The Inside Story of America's Secret Soldiers and Wild Bill Donovan: The Spymaster Who Created the OSS and Modern American Espionage. Waller earned a BA in English from Wake Forest University and an MA in urban administration from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. He lives in Raleigh, North Carolina, with his wife, Judy.
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