The SAS at War

The SAS at War : 1941-1945

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This book traces the history of Stirling's creation from its birth to its untimely death and then rebirth as a territorial army unit in 1947. Using documentation as well as 100 operational files which give minute details of the regiment's sucesses - and blunders - during the years, this book also includes interviews with key members of the SAS from the period.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 304 pages
  • 136 x 215 x 22mm | 331g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • index, bibliography, maps
  • 0141390107
  • 9780141390109

Table of contents

The birth of an idea; early raids in the western desert; expansion and regimental status; last days in North Africa; the SAS in Sicily and Italy; 2 - SAS in Sicily and Italy; the SAS brigade; 1 - SAS in France; 2 - SAS in France; the final phase of the war in Europe; Norway, disbandment and re-formation. Appendices: the organization of the SAS, 1941-1945; the post-operation report on Operation Wallace; the French and Belgian SAS units in France; the future of SAS troops, 1945.
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