Red Cell Rogue Warrior (9780671019778.

Red Cell (Rogue Warrior, 2) by Richard Marcinko

Rogue Warrior: Red Cell

Rogue Warrior is an autobiography by career US naval officer Richard "Dick" Marcinko , who spent his career struggling to win acceptance for special warfare SEAL units within the Navy establishment.

It covers the early history of the SEAL units, his participation in the Vietnam War , the Iran hostage rescue attempt in 1980 and the U.S. invasion of Grenada and the founding and early history of two United States Navy counter-terrorist units, SEAL Team SIX and Red Cell .

Based on the success of the book, Marcinko went on to author a series of novels placing himself as the protagonist and entitling the series: Rogue Warrior . The book also spawned a 2009 video game which features Marcinko as the protagonist.