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Secret Soldiers
Peter Harclerode

Classification : History
Pub Date : Jan 01, 2007
Imprint : Phoenix
Page Extent : 620
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9780304363797
Price : 499

About the book
Terrorism took the world stage in 1970, when the PLO hijacked three airliners in Jordan. It has not been out of the news since. From 'Black September' to the massacre of the Israeli athletes at Munich, from the IRA to ETA and Osama Bin Laden's attacks on America, terrorist organizations have waged a pitiless war that neither law enforcement agencies nor conventional armies can stop. This new type of war requires new, secret soldiers. Special Forces, above all the British SAS, have demonstrated their ability to take the war to the terrorists. At Mogadishu in 1977 and at the Iranian Embassy in London, hostages were rescued in split-second assaults. Intelligence and timely action defeated a succession of terrorist operations in northern Ireland. Only Special Forces can attack world terrorism with the lethal precision demanded. Peter Harclerode investigates counter-terrorist operations from the Middle East to Northern Ireland, from Germany to Columbia.

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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.>
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