Phoenix Squadron

Phoenix Squadron

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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.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 432 pages
  • 154 x 230 x 38mm | 621.42g
  • Transworld Publishers Ltd
  • BANTAM PRESS
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Export ed
  • 0593054512
  • 9780593054512
  • 935,162

Review quote

"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."show more

About Rowland White

ROWLAND WHITE lives in London with his wife and two children, and works in publishing. "From the Hardcover edition."show more

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210 ratings
3.89 out of 5 stars
5 29% (60)
4 41% (87)
3 23% (48)
2 5% (10)
1 2% (5)
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