Cart
Free Shipping on all orders in Australia
Over 7 million books in stock
We aim to be carbon neutral by 2022
Para! 50 Years Of The Parachute Regiment By Peter Harclerode

Para! 50 Years Of The Parachute Regiment by Peter Harclerode

Condition - Very Good
$15.49
6 in stock

Summary

This is a history of the first fifty years of the Parachute Regiment, by an author who has served with both the Paras and the SAS. The Regiment began as a response to the German "blitzkrieg" in 1940, with the aim of supplementing the actions of the British Army and Airforce.

Para! 50 Years Of The Parachute Regiment Summary

Para! 50 Years Of The Parachute Regiment by Peter Harclerode

An authoritative and definitive history of the first fifty years of The Parachute Regiment fron an author who has served with both the Paras and the SAS. This book tells the story of the beginnings of the Regiment as a response to the German blitzkreig in 1940. Impressed by the daring of the fallschirmjagerWinston Churchill sought to create a similar force to supplement the actions of the British Army and Airforce. The first and most famous of the early raids-on Bruneval in 1942-is detailed alongside the ill-fated assault in Holland in September 1944 that established The Parachute Regiment as an elite force. the postwar period they have gone on to prove their worth in Suez, Malaya, the Falkland Islands and Northern Ireland.

About Peter Harclerode

Peter Harclerode was commissioned into the Irish Guards in 1967, serving in the UK, Middle East and Far East. He has also served in the SAS and the Parachute Regiment.

Additional information

GOR001321393
9780752803951
0752803956
Para! 50 Years Of The Parachute Regiment by Peter Harclerode
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Orion Publishing Co
1996-08-05
432
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

Customer Reviews - Para! 50 Years Of The Parachute Regiment