Counterterrorism in West Africa

The Most Dangerous SAS Assault

The Most Daring Raids in History

This book offers a scene-by-scene account of the SAS (Special Air Service) and Operation Barras in Sierra Leone in 2000. Written by a military expert, the narrative offers a gripping description of the events that led up to the operation and the outcome. Fascinating photographs and illustrations provide a full experience of this daring and successful rescue mission.

* Reviews *

Series Review: The Most Daring Raids in History
"Diagrams, photos (where available), and maps make the action easy to follow and provide visual context for the raids...this series is sure to find a large readership due to its wide historical range and descriptions of action-packed exploits."
--School Library Journal

Series Review: The Most Daring Raids in History
"The series recounts these events in concise format, sometimes hour-by-hour and day-by-day. A timeline runs intermittently throughout as a sidebar. ... Primary source material adds depth and engages the reader."
--Library Media Connection
Library Bound Book List: $36.45 / S&L: $27.35

Reading Level: 7

Interest Level: 7-12+

Product type : Library Bound Book
ISBN : 978-1-4488-1871-6
Author : Will Fowler
Copyright : 2011
Language : English
Category : World History, High-Interest Nonfiction
Pages : 64
Trim : 7 1/4" x 9 1/4"
Dewey : 966.404
Subject : World History, High-Interest Nonfiction
Binding : Library
BISAC : JNF025010
Further Reading • List of Organizations • Bibliography • Web Sites • Sidebars • Author Biography • Detailed Table of Contents • Glossary • Index