Decorated Navy Seal & Best Selling Author of Lone Survivor
Marcus Luttrell’s #1 New York Times best-selling book, Lone Survivor, tells the harrowing story of four Navy SEALs who journeyed into the mountainous border of Afghanistan and Pakistan on Operation Redwing. An unparalleled motivational story of survival, the book is also a moving tribute to the friends and teammates who did not make it off the mountain. A powerful testament to the courage, integrity, patriotism and community that forged these American heroes, Lone Survivor is an incredible account of teamwork, fortitude and modern warfare.
In January 2014, Luttrell’s amazing story made the leap to the big screen with the blockbuster film, Lone Survivor, starring Mark Wahlberg as Luttrell.
Operation Redwing’s mission was to gather intelligence on a Taliban leader with ties to Osama bin Laden. After a large Taliban force ambushed the four-man team on a remote ridge, Marcus Luttrell and his teammates
valiantly fought for hours, refusing to retreat from the fight despite being heavily outnumbered. Hours later, after Marcus Luttrell had watched all three friends die and had literally been blown off the mountain by an RPG, a rescue helicopter carrying 16 special operation forces was shot down, killing all on board. Read More...