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The one that got away

Author: Chris Ryan
Publisher: London : Arrow, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The British Army SAS - the Special Air Service - is recognized as one of the world's premier special operations units. During the [first] Gulf War, deep behind Iraqi lines, an SAS team was compromised. A fierce firefight ensued, and the eight men were forced to run for their lives. Only one, Chris Ryan, escaped capture - by walking nearly 180 miles through the desert for a week. ..."--Back cover.
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Genre/Form: Personal narratives
Named Person: Chris Ryan; Chris Ryan
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chris Ryan
ISBN: 9780099556671 0099556677
OCLC Number: 751519970
Notes: Originally published: London: Century, 1995.
Description: 1 volume ; 20 cm
Contents: Stand by ... stand by ... go! --
Contact! --
Down to two --
Down to one --
Boxing clever --
Echoes of Africa --
Over the border --
Safe or sorry? --
Guest of the government --
Back to base --
Counting the cost --
Wash-up.
Responsibility: Chris Ryan.

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The SAS mission conducted behind Iraqi lines is one of the most famous stories of courage and survival in modern warfare. This is the story of courage under fire, of hairbreadth escapes, of the best  Read more...

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