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Britain's Secret War, Men at Arms 431, Osprey Publishing
- Brand: Osprey (Men at Arms)
- Product Code: D07803 
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Britain's Secret War - The Indonesian Confrontation 1962-66.
The 'Confrontation' between Malaysia and Indonesia in Borneo - the war against Indonesian raids across a 900-mile border - eventually involved nearly 20,000 British and Commonwealth troops, with air and naval support; and yet, by mutual consent, astonishingly little was reported at the time. This 'secret war' saw the perfection of SAS jungle tactics and audacious secret missions deep inside enemy territory, including the award to a Gurkha soldier of the British Army's only 'living VC' for 40 years. This book will reveal the experiences of the soldiers who survived and succeeded amidst some of the world's worst jungle terrain.
Contents: The political background · Confrontation: General Walkerʼs operational principles, ʽHearts and mindsʼ · Indonesian Cross-border Attacks 1963–64 · Mainland Raids, 1964–65 · The Confrontation in the Air · Tactics · ʽClaretʼ Operations: SAS, Australian SAS, New Zealand SAS · The Last Year.
Author: Will Fowler
Illustrated by: Kevin Lyles
Publisher: Osprey Publishing
Description: 48 pages, Paperback, 248 X 185 mm.
Availability: IN STOCK & READY TO SHIP!
Shipping weight: 320 gr.