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Fighting Scared By Robin Horsfall

Fighting Scared
by Robin Horsfall

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From the Paras to the SAS: Robin Horsfall's incredible personal story
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Fighting Scared: My Life in the SAS by Robin Horsfall

Robin Horsfall shot and killed the terrorist commander inside the Iranian Embassy when the SAS stormed the building. He served with the SAS during the Falklands war and on subsequent counter-terrorist operations. He tells his personal odyssey from boy-soldier to paratrooper with insight and wisdom. His enemies were not just terrorists: he fought the institutionalized brutality of the Parachute Regiment -- and his own inner demons. He learned the difference between physical and moral courage; between officers who expect you to be ready to die for them, and those who actually want you to get killed so they can win a medal. It's an action-packed narrative, but so much more than another Rambo-style romp. Robin reveals some painful truths, not least the ordinary SAS mens' view of General de la Billiere and his orders for a kamikaze mission to Argentina. This is the best, no-holds barred, personal account of an SAS trooper ever published.

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Fighting Scared Reviews

BBC 2 are running SAS Embassy Seige again on Wed Jan 8th. Robin Horsfall took part in SAS: EMBASSY SIEGE, shown on BBC 2 on 25th July, talking about his role in the SAS Iranian Embassy siege. Robin Horsfall has done/is doing interviews with:RICHARD & JUDY (CHANNEL 4) (14 Oct)TALKSPORT (11 Oct) on the Mark Green show.GARY ROBERTSON SHOW on BBC Radio Scotland (18 Oct)JOHNNIE WALKER (BBC Radio 2) with Richard Allinson (21 Oct)BBC WORLD SERVICE 'Calling theFalklands'BBC Radio Shropshire, BBC Radio Gloucestershire, BBC Radio Suffolk(14 Oct), and BBC Radio Lincolnshire (27 Oct)Other interviews include: WATFORD OBSERVER, BUCKS FREE PRESS (to plug his High Wycombe event) and LIMITED EDITION magazine MAIL ON SUNDAY have run a review. Robin Horsfall has done 8 boo

About Robin Horsfall

Robin Horsfall joined the Army as a boy soldier then served in 2 Para in Northern Ireland during the mid-1970s. He joined the SAS in time to storm the Iranian Embassy and serve during the Falklands. After leaving the army he worked as Dodi Fayed's bodyguard and fought as a mercenary in Sri Lanka and Mozambique. He is now a very successful karate teacher in London. Married with four children, he is delighted to find himself a grandfather at the age of 44.

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Fighting Scared: My Life in the SAS by Robin Horsfall
Robin Horsfall
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