The U.S Navy SEALs were created in the 1960s as an elite team to fight along the rivers and coastline of Vietnam. Since that time, the SEALs have become the world's best at surviving and operating at sea. They are some the foremost fighters the American military has in its arsenal, able to engage any enemy, at any time, in any conditions. Come inside this top military unit, exploring what it takes to become a SEAL, as well as the dangers of the missions these highly skilled soldiers carry out. This book explains the history of the SEALs, including the creation of the unit and the first Navy SEAL ever to serve in the U.S. military. Also learn about: • How the SEALs helped contain communism during the Cold War. • What each recruit must go through in order to become part of the Navy SEALs. • The techniques the SEALs use to survive at sea. • SEAL tactics for remaining undetected when completing missions on land.