Keywords: british army

Gulf War One

Gulf War One

Hugh McManners

ISBN: 9780091935986
Year of publication: 2010

Hugh McManners THE TRUTH FROM THOSE WHO WERE THERE FOREWORD In 1990 I was the Commander of the British armoured division sent to the Gulf, as part of the coalition force in Saudi Arabia, which would ultimately fight Saddam Husseins army and liberate Kuwait. As Commander, my view of the events of the war was influenced particularly by three factors. First, there was the need to acquire, organise and train the forces I was allocated into a fighting formation, capable of defeating the enemy in such ...

Keywords: British Army Desert Storm
Their Darkest Hour

Their Darkest Hour

Christopher G Nuttall

ISBN: 9781310046148
Year of publication: 2014

Christopher Nuttall THEIR DARKEST HOUR No one would have believed in the last years of the nineteenth century that this world was being watched keenly and closely by intelligences greater than mans and yet as mortal as his own across the gulf of space, minds that are to our minds as ours are to those of the beasts that perish, intellects vast and cool and unsympathetic, regarded this earth with envious eyes, and slowly and surely drew their plans against us. H.G. Wells Prologue The senior ...

Keywords: alien invasion British Army Galactic Empire invasion from space occupation ufo
Operation Snakebite

Operation Snakebite

Stephen Grey

ISBN: 9780141923949
Year of publication: 2009

Stephen Grey OPERATION SNAKEBITE The Explosive True Story of an Afghan Desert Siege Both the American and the British forces guaranteed to me they knew what they were doing, and I made the mistake of listening to them. And when they came in, the Taliban came. Hamid Karzai, president of Afghanistan TASK FORCE HELMAND OCTOBER 2007 Authors Note War is organized chaos. It involves men and women who have to make decisions about the lives of others under conditions of great stress. What follows is ...

Keywords: Afghanistan Airborne British Army Paras