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    One Hundred Days: Memoirs of the Falklands Battle Group Commander (Hardback) By (author) Sandy Woodward, By (author) Patrick Robinson, Foreword by Rt Hon Margaret Thatcher


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    DescriptionAdmiral Sandy Woodward spent 100 days as commander of the Falklands Battle Group. This book contains his memoirs, his personal reflections during the hours up to the surrender at Port Stanley, of the repulse of the Argentinian navy and defeat of their air forces, of the sinking of the "Belgrano" and of the daring landing at Carlos Water, 8000 miles from home. This book is a portrayal of the world of modern naval warfare, where equipment is of astonishing sophistication but the margins for human courage and error are as wide as in the days of Nelson, and it is unique, too, in its revelations of the mind of the commander involved in planning the Falklands War.

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    One Hundred Days
    Memoirs of the Falklands Battle Group Commander
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Sandy Woodward, By (author) Patrick Robinson, Foreword by Rt Hon Margaret Thatcher
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 400
    Width: 160 mm
    Height: 240 mm
    Weight: 1 g
    ISBN 13: 9780002157230
    ISBN 10: 0002157233

    BIC E4L: WAR
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T4.2A
    BIC subject category V2: BGHA
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1MTASF
    DC20: 997.11
    BIC subject category V2: JWL
    BISAC V2.8: HIS027000, BIO008000
    Illustrations note
    photographs, illustrations
    HarperCollins Publishers
    Imprint name
    HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
    Publication date
    30 January 1992
    Publication City/Country