(A book in the SAS Boat Troop series)
A novel by Johnny 'Two Combs' Howard (David Donachie)
A novel that tells the story the soldiers returning from the battlefields of the Falklands couldn't, about a mission that very nearly happened. Within 2 weeks of the Argentine invasion of the Falkland Islands, 4 men of boat troop, B Squadron, 22 SAS, are on the islands too.Operating without backup, it is the mission of these 4 men to gather vital intelligence, with Argentine patrols everywhere and in an impossible terrain. The rest of B Squadron are tasked with a suicide mission - an attack on the Argentine patrols everywhere and in an impossible terrain. The rest of B Squadron are tasked with a suicide mission - an attack on the Argentine airbase in the mainland. And in charge is a man unafraid ro risk the lives of his men in search of greater personal glory...
Used availability for David Donachie's Boat Troop
October 1997 : UK Hardback
October 1998 : UK Paperback