An American in the Basement: The Betrayal of Captain Scott by Amy Waters Yarsinske

By Amy Waters Yarsinske

The impressive tale of denial, deceit, and deception that finally fee army pilot Captain Michael Scott Speicher his existence is uncovered during this army tell-all. saying that years of knowledge has been deliberately saved from an American public, the booklet finds that, opposite to reviews, Speicher survived after he ejected from his troubled F/A-18 Hornet at the first evening of the Persian Gulf conflict. safe through a Bedouin tribal workforce, he refrained from Saddam's seize for almost 4 years. In that point he used to be time and again promised by means of an American intelligence asset deal for his repatriation will be labored out however it by no means was once. Speicher used to be left at the back of. After Saddam Hussein captured him, Speicher spent the following 8 years in a mystery Baghdad legal and being moved round in mystery to prevent an American activity strength searching for him, and sooner than he was once killed after the USA invaded Iraq in March 2003. writer Amy Waters Yarsinske, a former naval intelligence officer and a veteran investigator and writer, provides her attention-grabbing case after years of research.

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