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Books About Navy Seals (10 Books)

Here is a list of 10 books about Navy Seals. The list includes Lone Survivor by Marcus Luttrell, and Seal Target Geronimo by Chuck Pfarrer.

Last update: January 11, 2024

1. Lone Survivor (2006)

"I will never quit. My nation expects me to be physically harder and mentally stronger than my enemies. If knocked down I will get back up, every time. I will draw on every remaining ounce of strength to protect my teammates and to accomplish our mission. I am never out of the fight."

In Lone Survivor, Marcus Luttrell recounts his harrowing experience as a Navy SEAL during Operation Red Wings in Afghanistan. This gripping memoir illustrates the power of brotherhood, resilience, and the indomitable human spirit in the face of unimaginable adversity.

  • πŸ“‡ 390 Pages
  • πŸ“ 97,500 - 117,000 Word Count
  • ⏱️ 13 Hours Reading Time

2. Seal Target Geronimo (2011)

"I learned long ago to never be disappointed by people. Especially politicians."

In this gripping and meticulously researched account, Chuck Pfarrer takes readers inside the high-stakes, heart-pounding mission that resulted in the demise of the world's most notorious terrorist, Osama bin Laden. A thrilling and unforgettable recounting of SEAL Team Six's monumental accomplishment.

  • πŸ“‡ 288 Pages
  • πŸ“ 72,000 - 86,400 Word Count
  • ⏱️ 10 Hours Reading Time

3. Seal Team Six (2011)

"Thinking too much about what happened and what is about to happen will wear you down. Live in the moment and take it one step at a time."

In "Seal Team Six," former Navy SEAL Howard E. Wasdin takes us on an adrenaline-fueled journey through the intense training, covert missions, and unwavering dedication of this elite special operations unit. A gripping account of courage and sacrifice.

  • πŸ“‡ 331 Pages
  • πŸ“ 82,750 - 99,300 Word Count
  • ⏱️ 11 Hours Reading Time

4. Service: A Navy Seal At War (2011)

"Fear is a force that sharpens your senses. Being afraid is a state of paralysis in which you can't do anything."

In "Service: A Navy Seal At War," Marcus Luttrell courageously shares his firsthand experiences as a Navy Seal, providing a riveting account of the rigorous training, intense combat operations, and unwavering commitment to service that defines the elite warriors protecting our freedom.

  • πŸ“‡ 400 Pages
  • πŸ“ 100,000 - 120,000 Word Count
  • ⏱️ 13 Hours Reading Time

5. The Heart And The Fist (2011)

"There were a number of definitions of courage, but now I was seeing it in its simplest form: you do what has to be done day after day, and you never quit."

In "The Heart And The Fist" by Eric Greitens, the author shares his powerful journey from humanitarian aid worker to Navy SEAL, examining the intersection of compassion and courage in times of war and crisis. An inspiring and thought-provoking exploration of what it means to serve.

  • πŸ“‡ 352 Pages
  • πŸ“ 88,000 - 105,600 Word Count
  • ⏱️ 12 Hours Reading Time

6. American Sniper (2012)

"The joke was that President Bush only declared war when Starbucks was hit. You can mess with the U.N. all you want, but when you start interfering with the right to get caffeinated, someone has to pay."

"American Sniper" by Chris Kyle is an intense and gripping memoir that provides a powerful firsthand account of Kyle's experiences as a Navy SEAL sniper, offering readers a raw and unfiltered glimpse into the sacrifices and challenges faced during his service in Iraq.

  • πŸ“‡ 448 Pages
  • πŸ“ 112,000 - 134,400 Word Count
  • ⏱️ 15 Hours Reading Time

7. Fearless (2012)

"You gotta do what you gotta do, and when you’re done, you’ll be stronger."

In "Fearless," Eric Blehm presents an extraordinary true story of Navy SEAL Adam Brown's resilience, determination, and unwavering courage in the face of unimaginable challenges. This gripping account explores Brown's journey from troubled past to elite warrior, leaving readers in awe of his fearless spirit.

  • πŸ“‡ 368 Pages
  • πŸ“ 92,000 - 110,400 Word Count
  • ⏱️ 12 Hours Reading Time

8. No Easy Day (2012)

"There is no honor in sending men to die for something you won't even fight for yourself."

In "No Easy Day" by Mark Owen, the reader is taken on a gripping and intimate journey through the author's firsthand account of the mission that killed Osama bin Laden. A riveting tale of courage, sacrifice, and the true meaning of being a Navy SEAL.

  • πŸ“‡ 336 Pages
  • πŸ“ 84,000 - 100,800 Word Count
  • ⏱️ 11 Hours Reading Time

9. The Red Circle (2012)

"Whatever it is that you do, you are making a stand, either for excellence or for mediocrity."

In gripping memoir "The Red Circle," Navy SEAL sniper Brandon Webb takes readers on a thrilling journey through his remarkable military career, sharing intimate insights into special operations, combat missions, and the highly secretive world of SEAL Team Six.

  • πŸ“‡ 416 Pages
  • πŸ“ 104,000 - 124,800 Word Count
  • ⏱️ 14 Hours Reading Time

10. The Operator (2017)

"Morale is the key to everything. There is nothing wrong with keeping people happy."

"The Operator" by Robert O'Neill is a gripping and heart-pounding memoir that takes readers deep into the life of a Navy SEAL sniper. With remarkable detail and riveting storytelling, O'Neill shares his personal stories of courage, sacrifice, and the relentless pursuit of keeping America safe.

  • πŸ“‡ 368 Pages
  • πŸ“ 92,000 - 110,400 Word Count
  • ⏱️ 12 Hours Reading Time