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Sky Men: Always Expect the Unexpected - the Real Story of the Paras

Robert Kershaw

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ISBN 10: 0340962046 / ISBN 13: 9780340962046
Editorial: Hodder & Stoughton, 2010
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Título: Sky Men: Always Expect the Unexpected - the ...

Editorial: Hodder & Stoughton

Año de publicación: 2010

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Condición del libro: Good

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Dust Jacket Included

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Sinopsis:

Seventy years ago the army's elite air assault force, the Parachute Regiment was formed, tough and well-trained, designed to fight hazardous operations behind enemy lines, with little or no backup. These are the 'Sky Men'. Dropping into the middle of enemy territory, these British, American, German and Russian soldiers engage in gruelling combat in the most dangerous conflict zones around the world. Robert Kershaw, an ex-Parachute Regiment officer, reveals the history of these airborne forces, and their role during the most dramatic battles of the twentieth century. He finds out what makes them tick, what drives a 'Sky Man' to take these extraordinary risks, and what marks these sky warriors out from ordinary soldiers. Based on exclusive interviews with soldiers from around the world, as well as letters and diaries, Sky Men is full of vivid personalities and nail-biting action.

About the Author:

Robert Kershaw, who until recently held a senior position within NATO, joined the Parachute Regiment in 1973 and has served actively in Northern Ireland, Bosnia and the first Gulf War, for which he was awarded the US Bronze Star. He has written seven books of military history and has contributed to the Daily Mail, The Times, the Sunday Times, the Daily Telegraph and the Sunday Telegraph.

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