The Last Punisher: The True Story of My Days on the Ground with SEAL Team 3 by Kevin Lacz

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The Last Punisher is a bold, no-holds-barred first-person account of the Iraq War. With wry humor and moving testimony, Kevin Lacz tells the story of his tour in Iraq with SEAL Team 3, the warrior elite of the Navy. This legendary unit, known as “The Punishers,” included Chris Kyle (American Sniper), Mike Monsoor, Ryan Job, and Marc Lee. These brave men were instrumental in securing the key locations in the pivotal 2006 Battle of Ramadi, told with stunning detail in these pages.

Minute by minute, Lacz relays the edge-of-your-seat details of his team’s missions in Ramadi, offering a firsthand glimpse into the heated combat, extreme conditions, and harrowing experiences they faced every day. Through it all, Lacz and his teammates formed unbreakable bonds and never lost sight of the cause: protecting America with their fight.

The Last Punisher brings the reader into the life and mind of a SEAL, demonstrating the tough realities of war. At the same time, Lacz shares how these experiences made him a better man and how proud he is of his contributions to one of this country’s most difficult military campaigns. Lacz is now an in-demand public speaker testifying to the ability of a veteran to thrive at home, and went on to serve as a consultant on and play himself in the phenomenal hit film American Sniper.

The Last Punisher is the story of a SEAL who was never afraid to answer the call.

Title : The Last Punisher: The True Story of My Days on the Ground with SEAL Team 3
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ISBN : 150112725X
Edition Language : English
Format Type : ebook
Number of Pages : 320 pages


Kelli rated it ★★★☆☆

July 13, 2016

3.5 stars Another compelling look into the reality of Navy SEALS. After the death of Chris Kyle, I think attention to this group became even more prevalent. And I was interested in their stories and missions. The truth of the story in Ramadi kept me reading into the late night hours. It's a bit te...

Jessica rated it ★★★★★

August 25, 2016

Really good! One of the best I've read on the war in Iraq. I actually liked it better than Chris Kyle's book. I think you get a better picture of just how great he was by seeing him how his teammates saw him. But this book isn't all about Chris. People will love Dauber himself and all the 'Teamgu...

Stan rated it ★★★★★

July 24, 2016

"Slow is smooth; smooth is fast. This the the mantra when clearing rooms in urban combat." That is one of my favorite quotes and has many non-urban-combat applications. I think the reason this one jumped out at me is, on occasion, some have called me slow. Now, I have a new response. If you watche...

Chris rated it ★★★★★

May 07, 2017

This is simply the best Iraq war book I've read. It is genuine and authentic, written in a warriors voice - full of the dark humor, slang and vulgarity of the SEAL brotherhood. Kevin and his co-authors give us a peek into the mind of an elite warfighter during a six month deployment to Ramadi ear...

Eric Wade rated it ★★★★★

July 17, 2016

The best military book i have ever read!! I hated for this book go end! I couldn't put this book down, Amazing detail, I felt as if I was right there with Dauber & the boys, Great writing! He tells it like it is,

Arivanh rated it ★★★★★

February 22, 2017

I can't believe I even forgot to put this one on my GR. Next to the American Sniper, this book was one of the very best books I've read in a long time and I'm not one to read about real life war stories, it was one of my top books of 2016. Kevin's account of SEAL Team THREE was terrifying and kep...

Shannon rated it ★★★★★

July 28, 2016

Kevin Lacz "Dauber", to his SEAL buddies, writes about the battle for Ramadi in Iraq. It was the height of the insurgency. He joined the Navy after 9/11. He had decided he wanted to be a SEAL and was assigned to Team Three with Chris Kyle, who by then was already known as The Legend. The Last Pun...

Rex rated it ★★★★☆

November 07, 2016

Chris Kyle was the Navy SEAL nicknamed “The Legend” for having the largest number of confirmed kills (the Pentagon credits him with 150). He wrote American Sniper, was played by Bradley Cooper in the movie based on the book, and was this author’s mentor. Kyle even gave the author his nickname “Da...

Jenn rated it ★★★★★

September 18, 2016

I won this book in a goodreads giveaway in exchange for my honest opinion. I had heard of Kevin Lacz after hearing he was an advisor on American Sniper and I was really excited to read his book. It was definitely a captivating book and he does a great job of bringing his missions to life for the...

Steve rated it ★★★★★

July 11, 2016

The author served in a unit in the Navy SEALS with Chris Kyle which was known as the Punishers, the deadliest SEAL platoon in Iraq. The author fought as a sniper in Ramadi in Iraq in 2006, one of the most dangerous battle areas in Iraq. This is a straightforward account and an interesting read ab...

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