No Easy Day - Chapters 7 - 8 Summary & Analysis

Mark Owen
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In the summer of 2009, Owen was running up an Afghan mountain that was 8,000 feet above Kabul, Afghanistan. He and his team were after eight fighters who had fled from a targeted compound. Owen locked on one of the fighters and took him out. Other SEALs got two more insurgents. The rest took off running.

The surviving fighters were racing down the back of the hill. Phil grabbed an RPG (rocket-propelled grenade) lying next to one of the dead fighters and fired. The fleeing enemies were hit by shrapnel. An AC-130 swooped in and pounded the fleeing fighters with 20mm cannon fire. All the insurgents were dead or mortally wounded. Phil sent his tracking dog off which he dubbed the “hair missile” to hunt down more insurgents. The dog located an insurgent in a ditch waiting to ambush the men. Grenades thrown into the...

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