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  • Britain's Secret War
  • Written by Will Fowler
    Illustrated by Kevin Lyles
  • Format: Trade Paperback | ISBN: 9781846030482
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Britain's Secret War

The Indonesian Confrontation 1962 - 66

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The ‘Confrontation’ between Malaysia and Indonesia in Bornew (January 20, 2006), the war against Indonesian raids across a 900-mile border in some of the world’s worst jungle terrain, eventually involved nearly 20,000 British and Commonwealth troops, with air and naval support; and yet, by mutual consent, it was astonishingly little reported at the time. This ‘secret war’ saw the perfection of SAS jungle tactics; a Parachute Regiment action described as ‘a second Rorke’s Drift’; and audacious secret missions deep inside enemy territory, including the award to a Gurkha soldier of the British Army’s only ‘living VC’ for 40 years.
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"Osprey's military titles are very subject-specific, allowing for a depth of focus most other general-interest surveys lack. Their latest titles are top picks military reference libraries will appreciate... Britain's Secret War: The Indonesian Confrontation 1962-66 [gives] rare insights and revelations in this unusual study of soldier experiences." -Midwest Book Review

  • Britain's Secret War by Will Fowler
  • July 25, 2006
  • History - Military
  • Osprey Publishing
  • $17.95
  • 9781846030482

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