Special Operations Forces in Iraq

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The companion volume to Elite 163: Special Operations Forces in Afghanistan, Leigh Neville now turns his expert analysis to the Special Operations Forces (SOF) of the US and Coalition allies serving in Iraq since 2003. Filled with recently declassified material, first hand accounts, and unique photographs, this book offers a rare look at the largest mobilisation of Special Forces in recent history. Examining in detail the US Delta Force, the British SAS, Australian and Canadian Special Forces as well as CIA and MI6 operational units, this book provides a crucial study of their skills and success in Iraq, from the Battle of Debecka to storming the safe house of Uday Hussein. In a controversial war that has been plagued by high fatalities and military blunders, this book highlights the successes enjoyed by Special Forces Operatives.

Product details

Published May 03 2011
Format Ebook (Epub & Mobi)
Edition 1st
Extent 64
ISBN 9781849088268
Imprint Osprey Publishing
Series Elite
Short code ELI 170
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

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Leigh Neville

Leigh Neville is an Australian national who has wr…

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Richard Hook

Richard Hook was born in 1938 and trained at Reiga…

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