Originally Posted by Cockney Mackem
Anyone recommend any good nonfiction books about espionage and about special forces (not tough guy SAS autobiographies, detailed histories/accounts?
Operation Certain Death (sorry cant remember the author) Is about the SAS rescue of Irish Reg Soldiers in Seirra Leone. Cracking rip roaring SAS read!
Another book for a ripping yarn tho not SAS is Cochrane sorry no author but il get it if your interested?
The Story of Lord Cochrane Naval swashbuckling hero in the Napoleonic Wars. He took on Battleships with little sloops and won! Fought and won loads of battles at sea, attacked Pirates! Helped Bolivia and Chile achieve independence! Took on the Government over Finances became an MP (absolutely worth a book on its own how he uys a rotten Borough really funny!) and an Admiral! Probably the greatest ever seaman in that era, far surpassed Nelson but not as well known!