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Murder at Camp Delta

A Staff Sergeant's Pursuit of the Truth about Guantanamo Bay

Murder at Camp Deltais a shocking inside look into government overreach, secrecy, and one man's search for the truth.

Staff Sergeant Joe Hickman was a loyal member of the US armed forces. For 20 years, he worked as a prison guard and in the military, earning over 20 commendations and awards. Following 9/11 he was enlisted as a squad leader and Sergeant of the Guard in Guantánamo Naval Base. But from the moment he arrived at Camp Delta, something seemed amiss. So when, on 9 June 2006, three prisoners turned up dead, supposed suicides, Hickman knew that something was seriously wrong. This is his full eye-witness account of what happened that night. Drawing on his background in the US military, Hickman reveals the inner workings of Camp Delta: the procedures that murdered three prisoners and the people that orchestrated the cover-up that followed.

In 2009, President Obama declared that Guantánamo 'shall be closed as soon as practicable'. Yet Guantánamo Naval Base is still in operation. By revealing the base's true purpose, Sergeant Hickman shows us why Guantánamo has been so difficult to close.

Photograph courtesy of the author

Joseph Hickman spent most of his life in the US military, including time serving as a Marine. He is the recipient of more than twenty medals and awards, and is currently working as a researcher and private investigator.

  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster UK (November 5, 2015)
  • Length: 256 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781471100888