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    DescriptionIn 1977, Lufthansa Flight 181 was hijacked by terrorists and flown to Mogadishu, Somalia. There, members of the German special missions group, GSG-9, stormed the plane, killing three of the terrorists and wounding the fourth, while avoiding any major harm to the hostages. This book details the backgrounds of both GSG-9 and the hijackers and offers a detailed analysis of the planning and execution of the mission, codenamed Operation Feuerzauber (Fire Magic) one of the most audacious special forces operations of modern times.


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    Title
    Storming Flight 181 - Gsg-9 and the Mogadishu Hijack 1977
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Chris McNab
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 80
    Width: 180 mm
    Height: 244 mm
    Thickness: 8 mm
    Weight: 249 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781849083768
    ISBN 10: 1849083762
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25590
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.4
    BIC time period qualifier V2: 3JJPL
    BIC E4L: WAR
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DFG
    BIC subject category V2: HBLW3, HBJH
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    LC subject heading: ,
    BIC subject category V2: JWH
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1HFGS
    Ingram Theme: CULT/GERMNY
    B&T General Subject: 520
    Ingram Subject Code: HM
    Libri: I-HM
    B&T Modifier: Continuations: 02
    BISAC V2.8: HIS014000
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 09
    BIC subject category V2: HBWS
    BISAC V2.8: HIS037070
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/1970, CULT/EAFRIC
    BISAC V2.8: POL037000, HIS001020
    B&T Approval Code: A40555400
    BISAC V2.8: TRA002010
    B&T Approval Code: A44604000
    BISAC V2.8: HIS027180
    DC22: 364.154
    BIC subject category V2: 1DFG, 3JJPL, 1HFGS
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: HIS027000, HIS027060
    DC22: 967.73052
    LC subject heading: , , ,
    LC classification: HE9779 .M365 2011
    LC subject heading: , ,
    Thema V1.0: NHWR, NHWL, NHH, NHWR9, JWCS
    Illustrations note
    Illustrations (chiefly col.)
    Publisher
    Osprey Publishing
    Imprint name
    Osprey Publishing
    Publication date
    19 April 2011
    Publication City/Country
    Osprey
    Author Information
    Chris McNab has published more than 30 titles on history, military history, weapon systems and survival, including two titles for Osprey - "Tools of Violence" (2008) and "Deadly Force" (2009) - and other works such as "Twentieth-Century Small Arms" (2001), "The Encyclopedia of Combat Techniques" (2002), "Fallschirmjager - German Paratroopers of World War II "(2000) and "Weapons of War: AK47" (2001). Chris was a contributor to Hugh McManner's book "Ultimate Special Forces "(2003) and has written for the Times on the war in Afghanistan. Chris is also an experienced freelance copy-editor for Osprey, having worked on many of its series and general titles.