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SAS Operation Storm: Nine Men Against Four Hundred in Britain's Secret War

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"How many are they?" The reply came in the finest traditions of accurate situation reporting, "f***ing hundreds of them!" Mirbat, South Oman, July 19, 1972 is one of the least-known yet most crucial battles of modern times. SAS Operation Storm is the inside story—told by those who took part—of the greatest secret war in SAS history. The tipping point was Mirbat, a secret b ...more
Hardcover, 320 pages
Published October 1st 2011 by Hodder & Stoughton (first published August 18th 2011)
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Stephen Fleet
Dec 12, 2017 rated it really liked it
Very interesting and enjoyable book on a subject I know very little about.
Amos Findlay
Jan 22, 2014 rated it really liked it
Really enjoyed the book and the insight into the SAS and the secret war. Some facts and statements are repeated seemingly unessescarily, but I don't think this detracts much from the quality of the book :)
Roy Szweda
Jul 22, 2015 rated it really liked it
Shelves: other-wars
A worth-reading account of an SAS operation I knew nothing about. Having read the book I am left with very mixed feelings and more so when reading other reviewers takes on this book. Already, I was a little dubious of the style and prose etc plus some technical inaccuracies. Not sure who he spoke to or who the co-author is but it seems they have upset some people....
As always I am proud of our soldiers working under conditions that few others could cope with. But sadly why does it have to be so
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Roger
May 03, 2013 rated it liked it
I thought it was a ripping read, except the author's writing style was repetitive, peppered with a lot of clichés. Recommend the book though for anyone interested in SAS missions, this story leaves me in awe.
Hans
Apr 27, 2013 rated it did not like it
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