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Code Name: Johnny Walker by Jim DeFelice


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Also by Jim DeFelice:

Act of Revenge, February 2018
Mass Market Paperback / e-Book
Puppet Master, September 2016
Mass Market Paperback / e-Book
American Wife, May 2015
Hardcover / e-Book
Drone Strike, June 2014
Paperback / e-Book
Code Name: Johnny Walker, February 2014
Hardcover / e-Book
Collateral Damage, December 2012
Paperback / e-Book
Black Wolf, December 2010
Mass Market Paperback
Rogue Warrior, October 2008
Dreamland: Retribution, September 2007
Mass Market Paperback

Also by Johnny Walker:

Code Name: Johnny Walker, February 2014
Hardcover / e-Book

Code Name: Johnny Walker
Jim DeFelice, Johnny Walker

The Extraordinary Story of the Iraqi Who Risked Everything to Fight with the U.S. Navy SEALs

William Morrow
February 2014
On Sale: February 11, 2014
304 pages
ISBN: 0062267558
EAN: 9780062267559
Kindle: B00DB3A0CQ
Hardcover / e-Book
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Non-Fiction Memoir

In this unforgettable memoir, the Navy SEALs’ most trusted translator—a man who is credited with saving countless American lives and became a legend in the special-ops community—tells his inspiring story for the first time.

As the insurgency in Iraq intensified following the American invasion, U.S. Navy SEALs were called upon to root terrorists from their lairs. Unsure of the local neighborhoods and unable to speak the local languages, they came to rely on one man to guide them and watch their backs. He was a "terp"—an interpreter—with a job so dangerous they couldn't even use his real name.

They named him Johnny Walker. They soon called him brother. Over the course of eight years, the Iraqi native traveled around the country with nearly every SEAL and special operations unit deployed there. He went on thousands of missions, saved dozens of SEAL and other American lives, and risked his own daily. Helped to the U.S. by the SEALs he protected, Johnny Walker's life is so remarkable that his tale reads like fiction. But every word of it is true.

For the first time ever, a "terp" tells what it was like in Iraq during the American invasion and the brutal insurgency that followed. With inside details on SEAL operations and a humane understanding of the tragic price paid by ordinary Iraqis, Code Name: Johnny Walker reveals a side of the war that has never been told before.

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