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    DescriptionThe British Army's SAS - the Special Air Service - is recognized as one of the world's premier special operations units. During the Gulf War, deep behind Iraqi lines, an SAS team was compromised. A fierce firefight ensued, and the eight men were forced to run for their lives. Only one, Chris Ryan, escaped capture - by walking nearly 180 miles through the desert for a week. "The One That Got Away" is his breathtaking story of extraordinary courage under fire, of narrow escapes, of highly trained soldiers struggling against the most adverse of conditions, and, above all, of one man's courageous refusal to lie down and die.


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    Title
    The One That Got Away
    Subtitle
    My SAS Mission Behind Iraqi Lines
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Chris Ryan
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 260
    Width: 127 mm
    Height: 196 mm
    Thickness: 23 mm
    Weight: 159 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781597970082
    ISBN 10: 1597970085
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25590
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: BIO
    BIC subject category V2: HBLW3
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET030
    Ingram Theme: CULT/BRITIS
    BIC subject category V2: BTM
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1FBQ
    BIC subject category V2: HBJF1
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T18.2
    Ingram Subject Code: BA
    Libri: I-BA
    DC22: B
    BIC subject category V2: JWH
    BISAC V2.8: HIS015000
    B&T General Subject: 520
    Abridged Dewey: 355
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET135
    Ingram Theme: CULT/MIDEST
    DC22: 356.167092
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/1990
    BISAC V2.8: HIS027120, BIO026000, BIO008000, HIS027040
    LC classification: DS79.74 .R93 2006
    Thema V1.0: NHG, DNXM, JWCS
    Edition
    New edition
    Edition statement
    New edition
    Illustrations note
    15 b&w photos, 2 maps
    Publisher
    Potomac Books Inc
    Imprint name
    Potomac Books Inc
    Publication date
    06 December 2006
    Publication City/Country
    Dulles
    Author Information
    CHRIS RYAN was awarded England's Military Medal for his Gulf War service. He lives in the south of England.
    Review quote
    "Must rank with the great escape stories of modern military history." SOLDIER MAGAZINE