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Seven Troop [used book]

By: Andy McNab

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Bantam Press: 2008

Seller ID: 003828


Seven Troop is Andy McNab's account of the time he served in the company of a remarkable group of men - from the day, freshly-badged as a member of the SAS Regiment, he joined them in the Malayan jungle, to the day, ten years later, that he handed in his sand-coloured beret and started a new life. View more info

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Storming Monte la Difensa - The First Special Service Force at the Winter Line, Italy 1943 #48 Osprey Raid

By: Brett Werner

Price: $29.95

Publisher: UK, Osprey Publishing: 2015

Seller ID: 000435


In December 1943 Monte La Difensa was part of the formidable German defences overlooking the Allies' planned route to Rome via Monte Cassino. In the First Special Service Force's first combat in the Mediterranean theater, the Force would employ its special training in mountain and winter warfare to scale the peak, capture it, and then hold it against the inevitable German counterattacks. Astonishing their superiors, the First Special Service Force succeeded in the face o... View more info

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The SAS in World War II

By: Gavin Mortimer

Price: $19.95

Publisher: UK, Osprey Publishing: 2015

Seller ID: 001968


The SAS are among the best-trained and most effective Special Forces units in existence. This book is the incredible story of their origins, told in their own words. During the summer of 1941, a young Scots Guard officer called David Stirling persuaded MEHQ to give its backing to a small band of 60 men christened 'L Detachment'. With a wealth of stunning photographs, many from the SAS Regimental Archives, the book captures the danger and excitement of the initial SAS rai... View more info

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Spetsnaz: Russia's Special Forces #206 Elite

By: Mark Galeotti

Price: $29.95

Publisher: UK, Osprey Publishing: 2015

Seller ID: 001538


When the shadowy, notorious Spetsnaz were first formed, they drew on a long Soviet tradition of elite, behind-the-lines commando forces from World War II and even earlier. Throughout the 1960s-70s they were instrumental both in projecting Soviet power in the Third World and in suppressing resistance within the Warsaw pact. As a powerful, but mysterious tool of a world superpower, the Spetsnaz have inevitably become the focus of many 'tall tales' in the West. In this book... View more info

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Get Rommel: The Secret British Mission to Kill Hitler's Greatest General [used book]

By: Michael Asher

Price: $6.00

Publisher: UK, Cassell: 2005

Seller ID: 001091


How the first ever SAS operation ended in disaster in the desert In summer 1941 Erwin Rommel was Hitler's favourite general: he had driven the British out of Libya and stood poised to invade Egypt. He seemed unbeatable. So the British decided to have him killed. The British opened their counter-attack with a series of special forces raids, the first ever operation by the newly formed SAS. Rommel was one of the targets. Michael Asher reveals how poor planning and incompet... View more info

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Get Rommel: The Secret British Mission to Kill Hitler's Greatest General

By: Michael Asher

Price: $9.95

Publisher: UK, Cassell: 2005

Seller ID: 001107


How the first ever SAS operation ended in disaster in the desert In summer 1941 Erwin Rommel was Hitler's favourite general: he had driven the British out of Libya and stood poised to invade Egypt. He seemed unbeatable. So the British decided to have him killed. The British opened their counter-attack with a series of special forces raids, the first ever operation by the newly formed SAS. Rommel was one of the targets. Michael Asher reveals how poor planning and incompet... View more info

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The Regiment: 15 Years in the SAS

By: Rusty Firmin and Adrian Weale

Price: $49.95

Publisher: UK, Osprey Publishing: 2015

Seller ID: 001966


From its early beginnings in World War II, the Special Air Service (SAS) has won renown in some of the most dramatic, dangerous and controversial special operations of the 20th century. It is a secretive and mysterious unit, whose operations and internal structures are hidden from the public eye. Now, one of its longest-serving veterans offers a glimpse inside its shadowy world. Rusty Firmin spent 15 years with 'The Regiment' and was a key figure in the Iranian Embassy S... View more info

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Amongst the Marines: The Untold Stoy [used book]

By: Steven Preece

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Random House: 2004

Seller ID: 001159


Steven Preece was a Royal Marine Commando from 1983 to 1990, serving first at entry-level and then as a lance-corporal. Amongst the Marines is Steven's first-hand account of his years as an elite soldier, focusing directly on the excessive and often shocking lifestyle of the Marines during this time, and the impact this had on his own personality and behaviour. Preece fulfilled his childhood ambition by earning the coveted Green Beret from the Commando Training Centre at... View more info