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Terminal Velocity: His True Account of Front-line Action in the Falklands War and Beyond

Terminal Velocity: His True Account of Front-line Action in the Falklands War and Beyond

by SteveDevereux (Author)

Synopsis

This is the story of an ex-para, ex-SAS member, international security advisor and arms dealer, who presents his direct experience of war in modern times. He describes the heat of the battle for the Falklands and his own close-arm combat with Argentinian soldiers, resulting in their deaths. Published to coincide with the 15th anniversary of the Argentinian invasion of the Falklands on 2nd April 1982, the book gives details of the author's major SAS operations, including the Libyan Embassy siege and the planned hijack of a Boeing 737 carrying British hostages over Cyprus, as well as SAS-type operations in the Gulf. He also gives a personal account of Northern Ireland, including the day in 1979 on which Mountbatten was assassinated and 18 soldiers from his battalion were murdered.

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Format: Paperback
Pages: 240
Edition: New edition
Publisher: Smith Gryphon
Published: 23 Oct 1997

ISBN 10: 1856851494
ISBN 13: 9781856851497
Book Overview: Published to coincide with the 15th anniversary of the Argentinian invasion of the Falkland Islands.