The Sas: The Savage Wars of Peace, 1947 to the Present

Valutazione media 4,25
( su 4 valutazioni fornite da Goodreads )
 
9780719550447: The Sas: The Savage Wars of Peace, 1947 to the Present

This work, the sequel to Anthony Kemp's definitive "The SAS at War", which dealt with the foundation of the Regiment by David Stirling and its role up to 1945, takes the story forward to the storming of the Iranian Embassy, the attack on the IRA in Gibraltar, and the under-cover Gulf War. Following the Second World War, the SAS became essentially a component of the British Army and took part in colonial campaigns, including those in Malaya, Borneo, South Arabia and Oman. Since 1969, though, elements of the Regiment have been stationed more or less permanently in an under-cover role in Northern Ireland. It was at about that time too that the Regiment became involved in counter terrorist activities elsewhere, including England itself. Since then a cloak of secrecy has descended over all SAS activities, including those in the Falklands and the Gulf War. Intense speculation has been the inevitable result. This book, based on interviews and on more co-operation than the SAS has granted any other writer, tells us the maximum compatible with security of a regiment which has become the most feared and respected of special forces anywhere in the world.

Le informazioni nella sezione "Riassunto" possono far riferimento a edizioni diverse di questo titolo.

About the Author:

Anthony Kemp is a military historian and television producer/director living in France. He is the author of THE SAS AT WAR 1941-45, THE SECRET HUNTERS and THE UNKNOWN BATTLE-METZ 1944.

Le informazioni nella sezione "Su questo libro" possono far riferimento a edizioni diverse di questo titolo.

I migliori risultati di ricerca su AbeBooks

1.

Anthony Kemp
Editore: John Murray Publishers Ltd (1994)
ISBN 10: 0719550440 ISBN 13: 9780719550447
Nuovi Rilegato Quantità: 1
Da
Irish Booksellers
(Rumford, ME, U.S.A.)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro John Murray Publishers Ltd, 1994. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria M0719550440

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 67,76
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: GRATIS
In U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

2.

Anthony Kemp
Editore: John Murray Publishers Ltd (1994)
ISBN 10: 0719550440 ISBN 13: 9780719550447
Nuovi Rilegato Quantità: 1
Da
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro John Murray Publishers Ltd, 1994. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria DADAX0719550440

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 68,24
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 7,52
In U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi