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So who do you believe in Spookville?
Reviewed in the United States on November 25, 2017
There is another book on here, the second in the NOC trilogy by SIS operator using the name " Nicolas Anderson" which is quite believable and which makes clear that Mr. Waugh had nothing to do with hunting down Carlos the Jackal ( who ended up in French prison).
So who do you believe? (and please leave out the jingoism).
And while Mr. Waugh was quite an operator and who actually was marching around the mountains in Afghanistan this century ( although pretty much a burnout who should have retired a while back) I have a great deal of trouble beieving he stayed behind enemy lines for 7 years in Vietnam. For one thing there were no lines in Vietnam so he would have to have spent the time in Cambodia, Laos or North Vietnam. I won't mention then Red China because no teams ever returned from there. And if you read things like " The SOG Chronicles" by John Stryker Meyer or "WTF" by Lynne Black and other similar accounts it seems fairly impossible that anyone stayed behind those lines for 7 years unless they never came into contact.
I'm not trying to start an argument here. But who can you believe in all this stuff layered in secrecy on top of secrecy. Mr. Waugh was for real unlike some obvious posers that have books on here about black ops, but it seems that a bit of hyperobole at best gets into some of these books. And please don't mention a certain late sniper who apparently took out plenty of looters in New Orleans in the aftermath of Katrina among other things. ( An older overweight black lady gets the extra-judicial death penalty for trying to steal a TV from a major chain store?) Believe all you read of him and he missed his calling; should have been the leader of a new religion.