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Silent Heroes: Veterans Fight Against Terrorism

Weber, William ''Billy''

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ISBN 10: 1479744417 / ISBN 13: 9781479744411
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Title: Silent Heroes: Veterans Fight Against ...

Publisher: Xlibris

Binding: Hardcover

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The White House stated "A band of vigilantes claiming to be US veterans hiding behind the American flag destroyed three medical buildings in Pakistan and Afghanistan. The Defense Secretary called them "GI-Jihadists" wants to teach them that civilians control the military, not veterans" A group of veterans suspected of stealing top secret documents hires Billy Gottfried. Before he can talk with them, one client is killed in a mysterious explosion. Within days his law clerk disappears. A third explosion claims the life of an FBI agent and uncovers the remains of the law clerk. Gottfried realizes he's involved in a greater problem: Washington's power brokers are engaged in a conspiracy to privatize the military by outsourcing food services, hiring private security, and, to help the CIA gain influence in the regions, they're building foreign weapon factories controlled by tribal leaders loyal to nobody, especially the United States. Enlisting the help of Col. Joseph Vecchio, former air force covert operative, and Dominic Perretti, FBI director of counter terrorism, the three men and Betty O'Grady, topless dancer turned legal assistant, lead the veteran's fight to convince the White House to drop its opposition to bombing the factories. Silent Heroes - veterans fight against terrorism - is a novel based on true facts. The factories are discovered by American troops, many returning home with missing limbs and tragically disfigured bodies. Their stories are not only ignored, their Commanders order them to keep quiet . . . The CIA and State Department warn the White House that "The stories told by the soldiers are not true. The buildings are pharmaceutical factories making medicine for the local inhabitants" Failing to convince the White House, the veterans take action and then return to the states as "Silent Heroes" accompanying a single flag draped coffin. They're greeted by the media who, echoing the Secretary of De

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William "Billy" Weber is a Long Island attorney now living in Florida with his wife, Judy. Silent Heroes, veterans fight against terrorism, resulted from representing veterans who lost their jobs at the Watervleit Arsenal, a canon manufacturing facility located in upstate New York. Billy also successfully defended Vietnam veteran John Pradon, the first person arrested under the Rockefeller mandatory life imprisonment drug laws, and Rebecca Bernard, the first Spanish female hired by the Suffolk County Police Department, indicted for sale of heroine and faced mandatory life imprisonment. Billy's next book, also based on true events, enlists the expertise and contacts of his three lead characters in "Silent Heroes - veterans fight against terrorism"

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