One of the Originals: Story of a Former Member of the S.A.S. - COOPER, JohnnyPan, 1991, Paperback ..
Condition: Very Good+. Slightly rubbed at the edges of the wraps otherwise a very well presented copy.
Only 18, a Scots Guardsman in the Western Desert, he answered Lieutenant David Stirling's call for 50 fit young men to join him in a totally new and different way of waging war - fighting in small groups deep behind enemy lines. Johnny Cooper recalls experimental sorties in the Western Desert, parachuting into France for his first posting alongside the Maquis, joining the vanguard of the final advance into Germany - and being of the first to witness the horrors of Belsen having started the war as a private he ended it as a Captain - still only 23. Illustrated with B&W photographs. 198pp. Index. Size:
Size: A Format (7" x 4˝")
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