Search Glass
Search Loader
Visa, Mastercard, Amexco, Discover, ELV, Paypal
Please review our Terms and Privacy Protection

The incredible untold story of WWII's greatest secret fighting force, as told by our great modern master of wartime intrigue Britain's Special Air Serviceor SASwas the brainchild of David Stirling, a young, gadabout aristocrat whose aimlessness in early life belied a remarkable strategic mind. Where most of his colleagues looked at a battlefield map of World War II's African theater and saw a protracted struggle with Rommel's desert forces, Stirling saw an opportunity: given a small number of elite, well-trained men, he could parachute behind enemy lines and sabotage their airplanes and war material. Paired with his constitutional opposite, the disciplined martinet Jock Lewes, Stirling assembled a revolutionary fighting force that would upend not just the balance of the war, but the nature of combat itself. He faced no little resistance from those who found his tactics ungentlemanly or beyond the pale, but in the SAS's remarkable exploits facing the Nazis in the Africa and then on the Continent can be found the seeds of nearly all special forces units that would follow.Bringing his keen eye for psychological detail to a riveting wartime narrative, Ben Macintyre uses his unprecedented access to SAS archives to shine a light inside a legendary unit long shrouded in secrecy. The result is not just a tremendous war story, but a fascinating group portrait of men of whom history and country asked the most.
Format
EPUB-ebook
Language
english 
Pages
400
retrievable
3 times after purchase
Copy Protection
Adobe DRM
Publisher
Crown/Archetype
Edition
Published
Product No.
DG4982634

'Rogue Heroes' by Ben Macintyre is a digital EPUB ebook for direct download to PC, Mac, Notebook, Tablet, iPad, iPhone, Smartphone, eReader - but not for Kindle. A DRM capable reader equipment is required.

Last clicked

Testimonials

Popular searches

Rogue Heroes EPUB ebook download Ben Macintyre EPUB
Only bots will follow this link
Catalog
Support
Loading