Code Name: Johnny Walker: The Extraordinary Story of the Iraqi Who Risked Everything to Fight with the U.S. Navy SEALs, Johnny Walker
  • List: $24.99  |  Sale: $17.50
    Club: $12.49
    • Facebook Share
    • Twitter Share
    • Pinterest Share

Details

Code Name: Johnny Walker: The Extraordinary Story of the Iraqi Who Risked Everything to Fight with the U.S. Navy SEALs

Author: Johnny Walker

Narrator: Peter Ganim

Unabridged: 10 hr 30 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Harper Audio

Published: 02/11/2014

Genre: Biography & Autobiography - Military

Synopsis

This is the unforgettable story of how an ordinary Iraqi became a hero to America's elite warriors—and how that debt was repaid with the gift of freedom. He was the seals' most trusted interpreter . . . and moreNight after night, while his homeland was being destroyed around him, he guided the U.S. Navy SEALs through Iraq's most dangerous regions. Operating under the code name "Johnny Walker," he risked his life on more than a thousand missions and became a legend in the U.S. special-ops community, many of whose members credit him with saving their lives. But in the eyes of Iraq's terrorists and insurgents, he and his family were marked for death because he worked with the Americans. . . . Then the SEALs stood up to protect the man who had watched their backs through the entire war.Over the course of eight years, the Iraqi native traveled around the country with nearly every SEAL and special-operations unit deployed there. Using his wits to outthink the insurgency, Johnny Walker unmasked countless terrorists and helped foil an untold number of plots against Americans and their allies. He went on hundreds of missions, saved dozens of American lives—both SEAL and civilian—and risked his own life daily. He and his family lived in constant jeopardy, surviving multiple assassination attempts and a host of threats in Mosul, until a desperate escape through the desert late in the war took them to the relative safety of Baghdad.Fearing for Johnny's long-term safety after the war, the SEALs—now as close as brothers to Johnny—took it upon themselves to bring him to the United States, where today he and his family live their version of the American Dream. He remains in the fight by helping train the next generation of American special-operations warriors.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.

Recommended

The Reaper: Autobiography of One of the Deadliest Special Ops Snipers, Nicholas Irving
The Reaper: Autobiography of One of t...
by Nicholas Irving

List: $19.99

Sale: $13.99

Club: $9.99

Narrator: Jeff Gurner
Published: 01/27/2014

No Easy Day The Firsthand Account of the Mission That Killed Osama Bin Laden, Mark Owen
No Easy Day
by Mark Owen

List: $17.50

Sale: $12.25

Club: $8.75

Narrator: Holter Graham
Published: 09/04/2012

American Sniper The Autobiography of the Most Lethal Sniper in U.S. Military History, Chris Kyle
American Sniper
by Chris Kyle

List: $26.99

Sale: $18.89

Club: $13.49

Narrator: John Pruden
Published: 01/03/2012

Fearless The Undaunted Courage and Ultimate Sacrifice of Navy SEAL Team SIX Operator Adam Brown, Eric Blehm
Fearless
by Eric Blehm

List: $19.98

Sale: $13.99

Club: $9.99

Narrator: Paul Michael
Published: 05/22/2012

The Jersey Brothers A Missing Naval Officer in the Pacific and His Family's Quest to Bring Him Home, Sally Mott Freeman
The Jersey Brothers
by Sally Mott Freeman

List: $29.99

Sale: $21.00

Club: $14.99

Narrator: Cassandra Campbell
Published: 05/09/2017

Alone at Dawn Medal of Honor Recipient John Chapman and the Untold Story of the World's Deadliest Special Operations Force, Dan Schilling
Alone at Dawn
by Dan Schilling

List: $25.98

Sale: $18.19

Club: $12.99

Narrator: Kiff VandenHeuvel
Published: 06/25/2019

Unbroken A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption, Laura Hillenbrand
Unbroken
by Laura Hillenbrand

List: $22.50

Sale: $15.75

Club: $11.25

Narrator: Edward Herrmann
Published: 11/16/2010

Walk in My Combat Boots True Stories from America's Bravest Warriors, James Patterson
Walk in My Combat Boots
by James Patterson

List: $26.98

Sale: $18.89

Club: $13.49

Narrator: Jason Culp
Published: 02/08/2021

Thank You for My Service, Mat Best
Thank You for My Service
by Mat Best

List: $17.50

Sale: $12.25

Club: $8.75

Narrator: Mat Best
Published: 08/20/2019
{"id":"423797","ean":"9780062308740","abr":"Unabridged","title":"Code Name: Johnny Walker: The Extraordinary Story of the Iraqi Who Risked Everything to Fight with the U.S. Navy SEALs","subtitle":"The Extraordinary Story of the Iraqi Who Risked Everything to Fight with the U.S. Navy SEALs","author":"Johnny Walker","rating_average":"4.67","narrator":"Peter Ganim","ubr_id":"423797","abr_id":"0","ubr_price":"24.99","abr_price":"0.00","ubr_memprice":"14.99","abr_memprice":"0.00","ubr_narrator":"Peter Ganim","abr_narrator":"","ubr_length":"Unabridged: 10 hr 30 min","abr_length":"Abridged: "}