by Karl J. Paloucek
The Navy SEALs are getting a lot of respect and notice these days, after having successfully removed Osama bin Laden from the top of the FBI’s most-wanted list. In their honor, Military Channel will present an evening of programming dedicated to the special operations force, illustrating the demanding training and extreme measures required of these soldiers.
Navy SEALs: Untold Stories: “Bosnia”
This episode recounts 1998’s classified mission to apprehend Serbian War criminal Blagoje Simic, known as the “Hitler of Bosnia.”
Ace in the Hole
Tracing another of the SEALs’ most high-profile missions, this special illustrates the trackdown and capture of Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein, from its earliest leads to the final raid that found him in a spider hole underground.
Somali Pirate Takedown: The Real Story
In this special, the Navy SEALs put an end to a dramatic four-day Somali pirate siege that resulted in the freeing of Capt. Richard Phillips in 2009.
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