Phoenix Squadron

Phoenix Squadron : HMS "Ark Royal", Britains's Last Topguns and the Untold Story of Their Most Dramatic Mission

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Drawing on many hours of interviews with the participants, this is the dramatic story of a mission undertaken in 1972 by Britain's aging warship, Ark Royal, in a 1,500 mile dash across the Atlantic to defend British Honduras -- now Belize -- which was being threatened with invasion. From the Hardcover edition.

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  • Paperback | 349 pages
  • 154 x 230 x 38mm | 621.42g
  • Transworld Publishers Ltd
  • LondonUnited Kingdom
  • English
  • Export ed
  • 0593054512
  • 9780593054512
  • 764,185

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"Aircraft carriers, jet fighters and a crisis on the other side of the world. Who could ask for more? It takes an obscure corner of British military history and weaves a story as gripping as any Tom Clancy thriller. It's completely riveting."-- Jeremy Clarkson"From the cockpit of a fighter jet to the violently pitching deck of an aircraft carrier at night, Rowland White combines pulse-pounding tension with riveting detail. If only all military history was written like this." --Andy McNab, author of Brave Two Zero"From the Hardcover edition."

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About Rowland White

ROWLAND WHITE lives in London with his wife and two children, and works in publishing. "From the Hardcover edition."

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