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When a hostage is snatched from the streets of Beirut by Hezbollah terrorists it sets in train a series of events from the UK to the Middle East that end in the corridors of power. A combined air operation is mounted from a base in Cyprus to release the agent from his enforced captivity. Phantom and Buccaneer crews help a special forces team to mount a daring raid, the like of which has not been attempted since Operation Jericho during World War 2. With Syrian forces ranged against them and Israeli and American friends seemingly bent on thwarting them, the outcome is by no means certain. As in his other novels David Gledhill takes you into the cockpit in this fast paced Cold War tale of intrigue and more

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  • Paperback | 326 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 17mm | 435g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1508762090
  • 9781508762096
  • 2,405,578

About MR David Gledhill

DAVE GLEDHILL is an aviation enthusiast and aviator. Already holding a private pilot's licence at the age of seventeen, he was commissioned in the RAF in 1974, and after training as an air navigator, converted to the F4 Phantom in the Air Defence role. After tours in the UK and Germany, he went on to be a radar tactics instructor on the Operational Conversion Unit. After transferring to the new Tornado F2 as one of the first instructors, he eventually became the Executive Officer on the OCU. His flying career finished in the Falkland Islands where he commanded No 1435 Flight flying the Tornado more

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