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"We couldn't wait to get back to the desert..."

Advantages: Interesting, easy to read, individual focus, little-known subject
Disadvantages: None - apart from the genre for some

1980. The Iranian Embassy, London. Terrorists seeking autonomy for the Khuzestan province in Iran have taken twenty six people hostage. Almost an hour ago they have killed their first hostage and thrown the body onto the street. They hope that now their ...

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Review of The Men Who Made the SAS - Gavin Mortimer

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Not Exactly A Holiday Guide

Advantages: good story, funny at times
Disadvantages: writing style, chapter length

Bravo Two Zero - Andy McNab Introduction This was one of many books released in the aftermath of the Gulf War, I am pretty sure this was the first one being published in 1993. It was subsequently turned into a film and is possibly the most famous ...

christopherj84 28.08.2002 · Read full review
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Review of Bravo Two-Zero - Andy Mcnab

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Great read, but raises some questions

Advantages: Compelling read
Disadvantages: Is it too sensationalised?

The story of Bravo Two Zero is by now quite well known. It became a huge hit in the bookseller list when it was released, has become a (dramatised) film and much newspaper column length has been attributed to this story. The story is of 8 members of th ...

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Review of Bravo Two-Zero - Andy Mcnab

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Bravo Two Zero

Advantages: Excellent Read
Disadvantages: Boring Beginning

Bravo Two Zero --------------------- Bravo Two Zero was one of the best books I've read in a long while. The story follows Bravo Two Zero leader, Sergeant Andy McNab and his band of brothers. The Plot ----------- In January 1991, eight members o ...

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Bravo Two Zero

Advantages: Riveting.
Disadvantages: Makes you realise how evil mankind can be

We were all aware of the role played by the British Army in the Gulf War but little was known of the exploits of the SAS at the time, this book seeks to redress that with a brutal account of an 8 man patrol detailed with severing the underground communica ...

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Review of Bravo Two-Zero - Andy Mcnab

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