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In this comic book cover image released by IDW Publishing, "Code Word: Geronimo" written by retired U.S. Marine Capt. Dale Dye and his wife, Julia Dye is shown. The 88-page hardcover takes a calculated look at the mission that is free from politics, a move the authors said was aimed at keeping the focus on those who planned, conducted the raid on Osama bin Laden's hideout. (AP Photo/IDW Publishing)

In this comic book cover image released by IDW Publishing, "Code Word: Geronimo" written by retired U.S. Marine Capt. Dale Dye and his wife, Julia Dye is shown. The 88-page hardcover takes a calculated look at the mission that is free from politics, a move the authors said was aimed at keeping the focus on those who planned, conducted the raid on Osama bin Laden's hideout. (AP Photo/IDW Publishing)

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