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Task Force Black : The Explosive True Story of the SAS and the Secret War in Iraq

By (author) Mark Urban

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The book the MoD doesn't want you to read' Daily Mail Soon after British and American forces invaded Iraq they faced an insurgency that was almost impossible to understand, let alone reverse. Facing defeat, the Coalition waged a hidden war within a war. Major-General Stan McChrystal devised a campaign fusing special forces, aircraft, and the latest surveillance technology with the aim of taking down the enemy faster than it could regenerate. Guided by intelligence, a small British special forces team met the car bombers' fire with fire and accounted for thousands of insurgents.

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  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 126 x 196 x 26mm | 320g
  • 01 Feb 2011
  • Little, Brown Book Group
  • Abacus
  • London
  • English
  • Section: 16, colour photos
  • 0349123551
  • 9780349123554
  • 40,569

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Mark Urban is Diplomatic and Defence Editor for Newsnight. He is the author Big Boys' Rules, Rifles and Fuslilers

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A ground-breaking, often chilling account ... remarkable Sunday Times The book the MoD doesn't want you to read Daily Mail With unparalleled access to sources inside the SAS itself, Urban paints a picture of how our finest fighting men could be truly effective ... An essential record of a remarkable military period The Times

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