Who Dares Wins: The Special Air Service- 1950 To The Gulf War
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Who Dares Wins: The Special Air Service- 1950 To The Gulf War

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Paperback, 608 pages
Published December 5th 2002 by Abacus (first published July 1980)
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This is a fascinating book on a fascinating and surprising topic. The S.A.S. is a highly unusual organization not just in terms of the British Army, but in terms of military thinking with a mandate of surprisingly wide scope. These are more than just gun hands. This book gives a solid account of the (unclassified) history of the major campaigns of the S.A.S. after WWII while addressing interesting topics like selection, mercenaries, and the S.A.S. hot potato like political role within the Britis...more
Had some old accounts of the SAS operations in North Africa and the Malaysian jungles. Andy McNab had more up-to-date information on the SAS.
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Tony Geraghty is a British-Irish writer and journalist. He served in the Parachute Regiment, and was awarded the Joint Service Commendation Medal for his work as a military liaison officer with U.S. forces during the Gulf War (1991). He has been a journalist for The Boston Globe and was the Sunday Times Defence Correspondent in the 1970s.
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