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Operation Certain Death: The Inside Story of the SAS's Greatest Battle - Damien Lewis

Century, 2004, Hardback in Dust Wrapper.
Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. A little rubbing to the edges of the dust wrapper.

Illustrated with colour photographs. From the cover: “No other army in the world could have done what the British Army did in Sierra Leone in 1999 — in terms of speed, decisiveness, ingenuity and, above all, willingness to put the lives of its own men at risk in the face of overwhelming odds. Eleven British soldiers were held hostage by a group of murderous rebels. Britain’s best were sent to rescue them and annihilate the rebel forces. Officially called Operation Barras, but known to the men on the ground as Operation Certain Death, it was a joint operation between the Paras, the SBS, the Navy and the RAF, but spearheaded by the SAS. Because of the traditional secrecy surrounding Special Forces operations, the authorities have suppressed this story, but it is one the men themselves want told. So here it is in their own words.”

Size: 9½" x 6¼". Black boards with Silver titling to the Spine. [XIV] 459 pages.