Anonymity was short-lived for the former Navy SEAL member who has written a first-person account of the raid that killed Osama bin Laden.
Less than 24 hours after the book’s existence was first reported, Fox News revealed the author as Matt Bissonnette. Defense Department and military officials later confirmed his identity.
Penguin, the book’s publisher, said it would forge ahead with its publication plans despite the reports that named the author. The book will be released on Sept. 11.