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The Elite: The Story of the Rhodesian Special Air Service Kindle Edition
The writer takes the reader from the early days in the Western Desert to the formation of the Rhodesian SAS for service in Malaya, then back to Africa where the action spans the days of the Federation, the UDI era and finally the decolonization of Rhodesia by the British in 1980.
This is the first book to detail the secret exploits of this elite regiment and it has been based on rare first-hand interviews with operators themselves. Some of their exploits may seem far-fetched, even impossible, but then, truth is often stranger than fiction. It is a history of high adventure and daring, courage and humanism, be it driving through the streets of a neighbouring capital, knocking out trains, bridges and installation or swooping out of the morning skies then, with the ability to hit hard and fast, attacking and taking their leave, the devastation complete, the mission accomplished.
This edition—originally published in the mid-1980s and long since out of print—is presented in a modern, attractive, upgraded format and contains pictures previously not seen in colour.
- ASIN : B08778T57Y
- Publisher : 30 Degrees South Publishers (April 16, 2020)
- Publication date : April 16, 2020
- Language : English
- File size : 14193 KB
- Text-to-Speech : Enabled
- Screen Reader : Supported
- Enhanced typesetting : Enabled
- X-Ray : Not Enabled
- Word Wise : Enabled
- Print length : 666 pages
- Lending : Not Enabled
- Best Sellers Rank: #1,303,180 in Kindle Store (See Top 100 in Kindle Store)
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