The One That Got Away
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The One That Got Away

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The heroic, real-life personal account of Chris Ryan's most famous mission, The One That Got Away, is now reworked for a new generation. Some authors just write about it. Chris Ryan has been there, done it - and here is the gripping real-life tale ...During the Gulf War in 1991, Chris Ryan became separated from the other members of the SAS patrol, Bravo Two Zero. Alone, he beat off an Iraqi attack and set out for Syria. Over the next seven days he walked almost 200 miles, his life constantly in danger. Of the eight SAS members involved in this famous mission, only one escaped capture. This is his story ...show more

Product details

  • 9-12
  • Paperback | 336 pages
  • 130 x 192 x 24mm | 199.58g
  • Random House Children's Publishers UK
  • RED FOX
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Junior Ed
  • Illustrations, maps
  • 1849413460
  • 9781849413466
  • 32,204

About Chris Ryan

Chris Ryan served in the SAS for ten years and was awarded the Military Medal for his work under cover in Iraq. He now travels the world as a security expert, putting all his real-life experience into his books and TV shows. You can find out more about him at www.chrisryanadventures.co.uk.show more

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"Definitely worth reading, provocative, vivid and conspicuously well written." Chichester Observershow more

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It was a tough decision. My last friend had disappeared . . . I checked my compass and started walking north. Alone. During the Gulf War in 1991, Chris Ryan became separated from the other members of the SAS patrol, Bravo Two Zero. Alone, he beat off an Iraqi attack and set out for Syria. Over the next seven days he walked almost 200 miles, his life constantly in danger. Of the eight SAS members involved in this famous mission, only one escaped capture. This is his story . . . Now available for younger readers for the first time, adapted from the huge, best-selling personal account.show more

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"Definitely worth reading, provocative, vivid and conspicuously well written."show more

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