The Resource Under fire : the untold story of the attack in Benghazi, Fred Burton and Samuel M. Katz, (electronic resource)

Under fire : the untold story of the attack in Benghazi, Fred Burton and Samuel M. Katz, (electronic resource)

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Under fire : the untold story of the attack in Benghazi
Title
Under fire
Title remainder
the untold story of the attack in Benghazi
Statement of responsibility
Fred Burton and Samuel M. Katz
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Language
eng
Summary
The explosive inside account of the attack against the U.S. diplomatic and intelligence outposts in Benghazi, Libya. On the night of September 11, 2012, the American diplomatic mission at Benghazi, Libya, came under ferocious attack by a heavily armed group of Islamic terrorists. The prolonged firefight, and the attack hours later on a nearby CIA outpost, resulted in the deaths of four Americans, including the American ambassador to Libya, Christopher Stevens, the Information Officer, Sean Smith, and two former Navy SEALs, Tyrone Woods and Glen Doherty, working for the Central Intelligence Agency. After the fall of Qaddafi, Benghazi was transformed into a hotbed of fundamentalist fervor and a den of spies for the northern half of the African continent. Moreover, it became the center of gravity for terrorist groups strategically situated in the violent whirlwinds of the Arab Spring. On the eleventh anniversary of the 9/11 attacks against the United States, a group of heavily armed Islamic terrorists had their sights set on the U.S. diplomatic and intelligence presence in the city. Based on the exclusive cooperation of eyewitnesses and confidential sources within the intelligence, diplomatic, and military communities, Fred Burton and Samuel M. Katz reveal for the first time the terrifying twelve-hour ordeal confronted by Ambassador Christopher Stevens, Sean Smith, his Diplomatic Security (DS) contingent, and the CIA security specialists who raced to rescue them. More than just the minute-by-minute narrative of a desperate last stand in the midst of an anarchic rebellion, Under Fire is an inspiring testament to the bravery and selflessness of the men and women who put their country first while serving in one of the most dangerous regions in the world
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technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1958-
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Burton, Fred
Dewey number
363.32509612
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not applicable
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other
PerformerNote
Read by Jeff Gurner
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1963-
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  • Katz, Samuel M.
  • hoopla digital
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  • Stevens, John Christopher
  • United States
  • Benghazi Consulate Attack, Banghāzī, Libya, 2012
  • Diplomatic and consular service, American
  • Terrorism investigation
  • Ambassadors
  • Embassy buildings
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adult
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not applicable
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Under fire : the untold story of the attack in Benghazi, Fred Burton and Samuel M. Katz, (electronic resource)
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digital storage
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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spoken word
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  • spw
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rdacontent
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Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (600 min.))
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  • online
  • electronic
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9781427236067
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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digital.
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11810491
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MWT11810491
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sound
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digital recording
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other
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Under fire : the untold story of the attack in Benghazi, Fred Burton and Samuel M. Katz, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Distribution
Antecedent source
unknown
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digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
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unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (600 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781427236067
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
11810491
Publisher number
MWT11810491
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unknown
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access
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sound
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digital recording
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other
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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