Mission: Black List #1

(2008)

The Inside Story of the Search for Saddam Hussein
- as Told by the Soldier Who Masterminded His Capture

 

"LADIES AND GENTLEMEN, WE GOT HIM."

"When the sudden, shocking announcement of Saddam Hussein's Capture was made on December 14, 2003, it brought to a close one of the most intensive, comprehensive manhunts in history. Thousands of troops, special operations forces, and intelligence operations had scoured the countryside in the months following the invasion in a massive effort: no expense was spared, no lead unpursued, no rock unturned. Of all the "High-Value Targets" identified on the army's famous deck of playing cards, Saddam was priority number one:

The Ace of Spades..."

Eric Maddox book Mission: Black List #1