Special Forces Heroes

Special Forces Heroes

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This book tells the stories of forty heroes, all awarded bravery medals for their conduct during special forces missions over the last 150 years. Often covert hit-and-run operations involving very small numbers of highly skilled men, those who partake in these missions know that their goals involve a high level of risk. These are men who would die for their country, no questions asked. With many incredible stories from particularly the Second World War, including the Cockleshell Heroes, and other conflicts from the twentieth century, such as the Iranian Embassy siege, this collection of real action adventure brings Britain's wars to life. Each of the stories is truly thrilling, and is taken from the collection of medals Lord Ashcroft has assembled.
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  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 155 x 235 x 28mm | 490g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 8pp colour photos
  • 0755318935
  • 9780755318933

About Michael Ashcroft

Lord Ashcroft is an international businessman and philanthropist and a Deputy Chairman of the Conservative party. He is also the founder and Chairman of Trustees of Crimestoppers -- the UK crime fighting charity, www.crimestoppers-uk.org and Chancellor of Anglia Ruskin University.
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