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Publisher Description

British Commando George Thomsen's action-filled account of combat during the Falklands War. Seen through the eyes of Section Commander George Thomsen, this inspiring first-hand account, tells of the tension-packed lead up, and the heroic stand, by a tiny band of brothers on one of the most inhospitable islands on the planet - South Georgia. They fought alone - besieged, isolated, and against an overwhelming invasion force - and yet had the enemy reeling on the ropes. This is the story of true British grit, sheer bloody-mindedness, professionalism and ingenuity. The Royal Marines' courageous action on that extraordinary day changed the balance of the South Atlantic war. This was a modern-day Rorke's Drift when world events literally took too few too far. Twenty-five years after these events took place, this is George Thomsen's true story, as told to Malcolm Angel.

GENRE
History
RELEASED
2014
January 1
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
182
Pages
PUBLISHER
Amberley Publishing
SIZE
6.2
MB

Customer Reviews

R Perris ,

Too few, Too far

Good to read about the action on South Georgia by our Royal Marines, well written & informative.