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Monty's love for the Royal Marines and admiration for the characters interviewed for the book (and BBC TV series) jumps out from the pages and his writing style draws you into a very special read. Captain Hugh McManners led an amphibious operations team from 148 Commando Forward Observation Battery Royal Artillery, which was part of the Special Boat Squadron throughout the Falklands War.

George Low remarked that Forbes always had a great respect for the Germans and that it was important that distinctions be made between fanatical Nazis and the ordinary German soldiers. Each self-contained, adrenaline-filled, story is expertly illustrated while Commando covers are always filled with explosive colour. The Israeli Defence Forces (IDF) have no other choice other than taking up these missions, just to ensure that the tiny state of Israel survives the evil machinations of her Arab neighbors who try to wipe her off the face of the globe. What I appreciated the Most about this book, Was that it gives a lot of information on How one of the best armed forces of the World Operates.

Police officers with an interest in their past, will learn of the large numbers of their predecessors who met the challenge and served in this very early special forces’ unit. Seller has stated it will dispatch the item within 1 working day upon receipt of cleared payment - opens in a new window or tab .

i found it a little similar to Mossad(book by the same author) in some places but overall it gives a different experience while reading. The book starts off with the Entebbe operation, where the special forces manage to free all the hostages (except for death of one hostage and that of an officer taking part in the Ops) of the hijacked passenger jet right from under the nose of the Idi Amin regime.

First published in 1984, and republished twice since then, Falklands Commando was one of the first eye-witness accounts of combat operations during the Falklands War, and indeed one of the first books on Special Forces missions. The Index reads like the regimental battle honours: Lofoten, Largs, Vaagso, Dieppe, North Africa, Sicily, Italy. Shane Filer, a novelist whose first book Exit was published by Biblio Publishing [24] is a more recent contributor. For all ebook purchases, you will be prompted to create an account or login with your existing HarperCollins username and password. This is a detailed account of a secret military mission behind enemy lines during the first Gulf War and how a series of minor setbacks can quickly escalate into a full-blown disaster.

Containing 10 issues: The Flying Avengers, Upside-Down Ace, Battle of the Boffins, Winged Wolves, Danger Below, Czech Mate, Squadron Scramble, No Mercy, Spitfire Spirit, Death of a Cobra. In October 1943, the men of newly formed 42 (RM) Commando passed the legendary course Achnacarry Castle. If you guys have any plans of reading MOSSAD, drop it and read COMMANDO first and than go to the latter.Durnford Slater sought intelligence, initiative and a sense of humour in his officers, perhaps recognising that sense of humour is the seventh core value of the Army. Chosen by current Editor George Low, the brilliantly drawn stories in this classic collection range from daring bomber raids over Germany, through close-combat jungle fighting against hard-as-nails Japanese, and depth-charge blasted submarine warfare, to hard-hitting battles across North Africa, Italy and northern Europe. They are all here in this great collection of the best of Commando picture stories where all guns are blazing and every page is packed with action and adventure! Military historian Stuart Allan is the curator of the National War Museum of Scotland at Edinburgh Castle, part of National Museums Scotland. A must read for those who are history buffs as this gives everyone an eye opening account of global face-offs among different countries.

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