Phoenix Squadron: HMS "Ark Royal", Britains's Last Topguns and the Untold Story of Their Most Dramatic MissionPaperback
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- Publisher: BANTAM PRESS
- Format: Paperback | 349 pages
- Dimensions: 152mm x 228mm x 36mm | 621g
- Publication date: 19 May 2009
- Publication City/Country: London
- ISBN 10: 0593054512
- ISBN 13: 9780593054512
- Edition statement: Export ed
- Sales rank: 750,650
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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ROWLAND WHITE lives in London with his wife and two children, and works in publishing. "From the Hardcover edition."
"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."