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Pegasus Bridge

Pub Date : 2013-09-20 | Author : Will Fowler | Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9781472806352
ISBN 13 : 1472806352

The night before D-Day, light infantry and a detachment of Royal Engineers landed by gliders at Pegasus Bridge, which spanned the Caen Canal. Quickly overwhelming the guards, they ..

The Special Forces Guide To Escape And Evasion

Pub Date : 2005-06-01 | Author : Will Fowler | Publisher : Macmillan

ISBN 10 : 0312336535
ISBN 13 : 9780312336530

A survival guide utilized by members of the military is designed to train soldiers on how to evade capture and return to friendly territory if trapped behind enemy lines, in a reso..

The Pegasus And Orne Bridges

Pub Date : 2014-05-31 | Author : Neil Barber | Publisher : Pen and Sword

ISBN 10 : 9781473830097
ISBN 13 : 1473830095

The glider-borne operation to capture Pegasus Bridge has an established place in the annals of warfare. Conducted by Major John Howard and his company of Oxford and Buckinghamshire..

Certain Death In Sierra Leone

Pub Date : 2012-06-20 | Author : Will Fowler | Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9781782000686
ISBN 13 : 1782000682

In September 2000 the notorious militia gang, 'West Side Boys' kidnapped eleven British soldiers in Sierra Leone and Operation Barras was launched as the rescue operation. Fast rop..

The Secret War In Italy

Pub Date : 2010 | Author : William Fowler | Publisher : Ian Allan Pub

ISBN 10 : IND:30000127033136
ISBN 13 :

The war in Italy was characterized by a host of Special Forces actions. The fact that the Italians had formed two governments, one backing the Allies and one a puppet German govern..

Kursk

Pub Date : 2005 | Author : Will Fowler | Publisher : Spellmount, Limited Publishers

ISBN 10 : WISC:89094808490
ISBN 13 :

With first-hand accounts from both sides, vivid photographs and specially commissioned maps of the combat zones, this highly illustrated book is a comprehensive examination of the ..

Operation Barras

Pub Date : 2012-12-20 | Author : William Fowler | Publisher : Weidenfeld & Nicolson

ISBN 10 : 9781780225685
ISBN 13 : 1780225687

The inside story of the most daring SAS rescue mission ever In September 2000 eleven British soldiers were captured by a notorious militia gang in Sierra Leone. The so-called 'West..