The Mammoth Book of Special Forces: True Stories of the Fighting Elite Behind Enemy Lines

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Jon E. Lewis
Carroll & Graf, 2004 - History - 498 pages
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Fully up-to-date, this riveting collection includes the most recent operations into Iraq, Afghanistan and Bosnia, and features the entire range of special forces from SAS, Commandos, and Rangers to Navy SEALS and Paratroopers. Among the legendary "behind the lines" operations of the Special Forces from their formation in 1940 onwards are the Green Berets in Vietnam, the Royal Marine Commandos in the Falklands, the SBS in the Aegean in WWII, and US Navy SEALS in the Gulf War. The Mammoth Book of Special Forces contains thirty true and graphic accounts of the most heroic missions ever undertaken behind enemy lines.

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Jon E. Lewis is a historian and writer, whose books on history and military history (including "SAS" and "Survivor") are sold worldwide. He is also editor of many Mammoth Book of... anthologies, including the bestselling "On the Edge" and "Endurance and Adventure". He holds graduate and postgraduate degrees in history. His work has appeared in "New Statesman, the Independent, Time Out", and the "Guardian".

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