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




      SAS Operation Storm: Nine Men Against Four Hundred in Britain's Secret War
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 battle which defines the world we all live in today If the SAS had been defeated at Mirbat, the Russian and Chinese plan for a communist foothold in the Middle East would have succeeded, with catastrophic consequences for the oil hungry West This is a page turning account of courage and resilience Mirbat was a battle fought and won by nine SAS soldiers and a similar number of brave local people some as young as ten years old outnumbered by at least twenty five to one Thousands of bullets, rockets, shells, mortars, and grenades were fired in a six hour fire fight of staggering intensity, the tipping point in a clandestine war which went unreported at the time Roger Cole, one of the SAS soldiers who took part, and writer Richard Belfield have interviewed every SAS survivor who fought in the battle from the beginning to the end the first time every single one of them has revealed their experience The authors have also talked to many other survivors from both sides, including the pilots who flew with the SAS, the SAS soldiers who joined the battle towards the end, and some of the insurgents who fought against them SAS Operation Storm is a classic story of bravery against impossible odds minute by minute, bullet by bullet. Read SAS Operation Storm: Nine Men Against Four Hundred in Britain's Secret War – heartforum.co.uk

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      SAS Operation Storm: Nine Men Against Four Hundred in Britain's Secret War
 By Roger Cole IBN : 1444726951 Format : Hardcover – heartforum.co.uk
  • Hardcover
  • 320 pages
  • SAS Operation Storm: Nine Men Against Four Hundred in Britain's Secret War
  • Roger Cole
  • English
  • 02 August 2018
  • 1444726951

10 thoughts on “ SAS Operation Storm: Nine Men Against Four Hundred in Britain's Secret War

  1. Amos Findlay says:

    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

  2. Stephen Fleet says:

    Very interesting and enjoyable book on a subject I know very little about.

  3. Roy Szweda says:

    A worth reading account of an SAS operation I knew nothing about Having read the book I am left with very mixed feelings andso 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 A worth reading account of an SAS operation I knew nothing about Having read the book I am left with very mixed feelings andso 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 often that they have to work with inferior equipment and support If only the back up could even approach the level of dedication and heroism shown by these and other men like them It is lucky for us we have such people in uniform but whether all of use deserve them is another matter What the...

  4. Roger says:

    I thought it was a ripping read, except the author s writing style was repetitive, peppered with a lot of clich s Recommend the book though for anyone interested in SAS missions, this story leaves me in awe.

  5. steven smith says:

    A good readA good book highlighting the courage of our special forces getting killed fighting wars in foreign countries and getting no recognition for it

  6. Hans says:

    Kedelig og d rligt sprog Kom kun igennem de f rste par kapitler.

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