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The Secret War For The Falklands By Nigel West

The Secret War For The Falklands
by Nigel West

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* Genuinely revelatory account of a famous military victory, fully updated for the 20th anniversary of the conflict in April 2002.
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The Secret War For The Falklands Summary

The Secret War For The Falklands: The SAS, MI6, and the War Whitehall Nearly Lost by Nigel West

First published on the 15th anniversary of the Falklands War in 1982, THE SECRET WAR FOR THE FALKLANDS is nothing less than the secret history of the conflict, the first time the Royal Navy had been engaged by an enemy since 1945. In terms of hardware it was a test of the world's latest air and defence systems and a unique opportunity to push competing fighters to their limits in an environment that stretched men and aircraft alike. This book focuses on OPERATION CORPORATE, the task force assigned to retake the Falklands, and on the clandestine efforts to deny General Galtieri the one weapon that could have turned Corporate into a humilating defeat for Britain - the French-manufactured Exocet missile.

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The Secret War For The Falklands Reviews

fascinating...a great cauldron of stories * NEW STATESMAN *
a readable, plausible and intriguing addition to the Falklands literature. * DAILY TELEGRAPH *
Nigel West's book is enjoyable. * THE TIMES *
West once again shows his ability to master the jargon and distorted information of spookery. * FINANCIAL TIMES *

About Nigel West

Nigel West is an author specialising in espionage and Intelligence subjects. Until May 1997 he was the Conservative MP for Torbay under the name Rupert Allason.

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The Secret War For The Falklands: The SAS, MI6, and the War Whitehall Nearly Lost by Nigel West
Nigel West
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