Bloody Heroes

Bloody Heroes
Damien Lewis
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NZ$ 24.00
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Paperback
h198 x 129mm - 512pg
6 Aug 2020 UK
International import eta 7-19 days
9781787461475
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In late 2001, British SBS (Special Boat Service) and American CIA personnel found themselves pitted into a fight to the death against a deadly al-Qaeda army. It was the most bloodthirtsy and ultimately heroic battle since Goose Green... Called into Afghanistan to assistin the war against the Taliban, the lads of the SBS, the secretive sister organization of the SAS, were launched into an inhospitable environment, a wild west country populated by nomadic tribes and scattered bands of al-Qaeda fighters (AQT). Events take a dramatic turn for the worse, however, when 600 AQT, imprisoned in a mud-walled fort called Qala-I-Janghi, overthrow the guards and break into the munitions store. Faced with a violent uprising, the SBS and CIA units launch a ferocious, eight-day-long siege on the fort, culminating in a shocking, blood-soaked finale'
"The most dramatic story of a secret wartime mission you will ever read" News of the World "A gripping account that follows the exploits of British and American special forces involved in a secret, deadly dual in the rugged terrain of Afghanistan" Eye Spy Magazine "A must read" Compass South "One of the best, if not THE best, books ever written about Special Forces operations" Amazon.co.uk "This is a powerful military story, told with a human touch" The Good Book Guide
Damien Lewis is a journalist and documentary film maker and has spent twenty years reporting from conflict zones. He has worked for the Telegraph, the Guardian and the BBC. Slave and Operation Certain Death have both been Sunday Times bestsellers. He lives in London.

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