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C.Q.B.: In Action with the SAS

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I didn't see a weapon in the other guy's hand. I didn't want to kill him. For a split second I hesitated. It was snowing. I was soaking and a million miles from home. I was looking at him, he was looking at me. Then, from the back of the trench, came a burst of automatic fire that cut past my head, and I pressed the trigger.

Even by SAS standards Mike Curtis has had a remar
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Hardcover, 419 pages
Published September 2nd 1997 by Bantam Press (first published 1997)
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Joe
Jul 10, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Fantastic account of the Para assault on the Falklands. Interesting to read about SAS exploits in Bosnia, great read.
Alexandre Zulato
Amazing memoir!

A true soldier's bio spanning 15+ years of service. From the coal mines of Wales to the battlefields of the late 20th century - The Falklands, 1st Gulf War, The Balkans, all over the world on training and tutoring missions. The writing is very compelling. Nice alternative for those of us who usually have access to USA writers. This one comes from the pen of an SAS veteran. Very well thought insights about military life from a bloke who's also a hugby player, husband and proud dad
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Rory
Jul 21, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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This is for me the undisputed champion of the popular soldier books currently on the market. I like it for three reasons over any of the other ones that are out there(some of which I have read, others, no). Firstly his career in the British SAS was varied and very active, secondly he is a likeable chap and it easily comes across in this well written book and lastly, and most importantly, it was not written "for the lads", by that I mean that it is intelligent, revealing and insightful about trai ...more
Jude
Sep 20, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
It's amazing
Hans
Dec 19, 2011 rated it it was amazing
Fed bog vejen til SAS og livet som elitesoldat. Mike beskriver med tør humor livet som faldskærmsjæger og Elitesoldat, samt beretter om de mange hårde øvelser og kampe han deltog i.
Muwaffaq
May 27, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
An excellent read. For those who are interested in the role of an elite infantry soldier within the British Armed Forces this is a captivating and interesting story.
Matt
Aug 05, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Very well written book. Full of action and a must for any military book fans. It is 1 of those that I couldn't put down once i'd started reading it.
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