Top 10 revelations from Leon Panetta's new book 'Worthy Fights'

Leon Panetta's book, “Worthy Fights: a Memoir of Leadership in War and Peace,” comes out Tuesday.

4. Panetta doled out souvenirs from the raid

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Defense Secretary Leon Panetta speaks during his last news conference as Defense secretary at the Pentagon in this Feb. 13, 2013 file photo.

The SEALs had seized four weapons in the assault, “and now I had to dispose of them,” Panetta writes.

He gave bin Laden’s AK-47 to the CIA Museum, where it is today. A second AK-47 seized in the raid went to the SEAL museum. (The SEALs, for their part, brought Panetta a brick from the compound.)

The last two mementos were pistols. Panetta sent one to the CIA’s counterterrorism center, and one to the Pentagon.

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