Behind Enemy Lines

Behind Enemy Lines

Author: Terry O'Farrell

Publisher: Allen & Unwin

ISBN: 1865085901

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 250

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Behind Enemy Lines with the SAS
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Paul McCue
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-03-26 - Publisher: Pen and Sword

Amde Maingard was a young Mauritian studying in London in 1939 who volunteered for the British Army. After a frustrating spell in the infantry, Maingard joining the Special Operations Executive (SOE) and later had a successful career as a leader and peace keeper in France and later Mauritius. Maingard returned
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: David Blakeley
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-05-10 - Publisher: Hachette UK

Nine men. 2,000 enemies. No back-up. No air support. No rescue. No chance... First in - the official motto of one of the British Army's smallest and most secretive units, 16 Air Assault Brigade's Pathfinder Platoon. Unofficially, they are the bastard son of the SAS. And like their counterparts in
SAS : Phantoms of War
Language: en
Pages: 616
Authors: David Horner
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002-04-01 - Publisher: Allen & Unwin

SAS: Phantoms of War is the history of the Australian Special Air Service. Originally published as SAS: Phantoms of the Jungle in 1989, and a bestseller since then, this edition has been updated to include details of the SAS's activities in the 1990s and into the 21st century. Based on
In Action with the S.A.S.
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Roy Close
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-09-19 - Publisher: Pen and Sword

Roy Close's wartime experiences make breathtaking reading. Mobilized in 1939 he became part of the BEF and was fortunate to avoid death or captivity during the German blitzkrieg and escape through Dunkirk. Sent to North Africa, he joined the Paras and, from there, to the SAS. In 1944 he operated
The One That Got Away
Language: en
Pages: 416
Authors: Chris Ryan
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-05-04 - Publisher: Random House

Eight members of the SAS set off on the mission. Only one evaded capture. This is his true story. The SAS mission conducted behind Iraqi lines is one of the most famous true stories of courage and survival in modern warfare. Late on the evening of 24 January 1991, the