Название: Special Forces Pilot: A Flying Memoir of the Falkland War Автор: Richard Hutchings Издательство: Pen & Sword ISBN: 147382317X Год: 2014 Формат: PDF (conv) Страниц: 224 Для сайта:gayrussia.ru Размер: 3.1 МБ Язык: Английский
As a Commando helicopter pilot, the author served with 846 Naval Air Squadron in the Falklands War and was decorated for gallantry (DSC). The author re-lives his part in operations, in particular Special Forces intelligence gathering and direct action missions, including the Pebble Island raid. Events are described in detail including the development of pioneering night operating procedures and the conduct of covert and other operationally sensitive missions. The book includes hitherto undisclosed material relating to Operation MIKADO, the ill-fated Special Forces mission in Argentina with its disastrous consequences for the Task Force. Dick was Captain of the Sea King that carried the Special Forces team into Argentina. The operation is described in detail including events in the air and on the ground in Argentina and Chile.