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The One That Got Away

The One That Got Away

Author: Chris Ryan
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"During the first night of a mission during the first Gulf war in 1991 the SAS patrol, Bravo Two Zero, was accidentally separated and Chris Ryan found himself with only two companions, completely unprepared for the vicious cold or the desert winter. One of his friends disappeared in a blizzard and the other left in search of food - never to return. Left on his own, he beat off an Iraqi attack and set out, walking 200 miles without food or water through the most extreme conditions and with his life constantly in danger. The Bravo Two Zero mission is one of the most famous stories of courage and survival. Of the eight SAS members involved, only one escaped capture - Chris Ryan. This is his story . . ."
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The Classic story of the Bravo Two Zero Mission

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Chris Ryan was born in 1961 in a village near Newcastle. In 1984 he joined the SAS. During his ten years in the Regiment , he was involved in overt and covert operations and was also Sniper team commander of the anti-terrorist team. During the Gulf War, Chris was the only member of an eight-man team to escape from Iraq, of which three colleagues were killed and four captured. It was the longest escape and evasion in the history of the SAS. For this he was awarded the Military Medal. During Ryan's last two years in the Regiment he selected and trained potential SAS recruits, he left the SAS in 1994 and is now the author of many bestselling thrillers for adults, as well as the Alpha Force and Code Red series for younger readers.

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General Fields

  • : 9780099556671
  • : penguin random house
  • : Arrow
  • : June 2011
  • : 198mm X 129mm
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Paperback
  • : English
  • : 416
  • : Chris Ryan