By Jon Cooksey,Francis Mackay
In atrocious climate, forty eight males of twenty-two SAS Regiment have been landed by way of Sea King Helicopter at the Island. Their job was once to spoil the eleven enemy airplane positioned on the Airstrip at the Island and neutralize the Argentinean strength published there to protect it.
The raid used to be profitable and all of the plane have been destroyed yet debate nonetheless is going on as to if the raid used to be a political gesture to provide the British Public a few motion or even if it was once to knock out the Airbase that may have made lifestyles tricky for the landings at San Carlos Bay later within the War.
The publication covers sections on: historical past of the engagement, education and making plans concerned, apparatus used, guns dossier, breakdown of forces engaged, effects and controversies in addition to own bills of these involved.
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Pebble Island: Revised Anniversary Edition (Elite Forces Operations Series) by Jon Cooksey,Francis Mackay