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Publisher Description

The explosive sequel to the bestselling PATHFINDER.

For the first time ever an elite British operator tells the gruelling story of his selection into the Pathfinders - Britain's secret soldiers. Pathfinder selection is a brutal physical and psychological trial lasting many weeks. It rivals that of the SAS and takes place over the same spine-crushing terrain, in the rain-and-snow-lashed wastes of the Welsh Mountains. For two decades no one has been able to relate the extraordinary trials of British elite forces selection - until now.

Captain David Blakeley goes on from completing selection to serve with the Pathfinders in Afghanistan post 9/11, where he had a gun held to his head by Al Qaeda fighters. From there he deploys to Iraq, on a series of dramatic behind- enemy-lines missions - wherein he and his tiny elite patrol are outnumbered, outgunned and trapped.

Maverick One is unique and extraordinary, chronicling the making of a warrior. It culminates in Blakeley fighting back to full recovery from horrific injuries suffered whilst on operations in Iraq, to go on to face SAS selection.

GENRE
Biographies & Memoirs
RELEASED
2013
May 23
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
352
Pages
PUBLISHER
Orion
SELLER
Hachette Digital, Inc.
SIZE
3.6
MB

Customer Reviews

Zanla Warrior ,

Very Good Book

This is a great read especially for us armchair warriors. It’s very interesting and captures one’s attention from beginning to end. Too bad there won’t be a third book that includes the SAS selection process.

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