A Brief History Of: The Navy SEALs

As darkness fell on April 12, Captain Richard Phillips was bound at gunpoint on a lifeboat bobbing in the Indian Ocean, held hostage by a band of Somali pirates who had attacked his container ship five days earlier. Saving Phillips’ life meant taking out his three captors in as many shots–which the Navy SEAL snipers who rescued him managed to do from the swaying fantail of a destroyer 75 ft