The SBS in World War II
An Illustrated History
|Series title:||General Military Ser.|
|Publication Date:||Sep 2013|
| Publisher:||Bloomsbury Publishing USA|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $25.95|
| Book Description: |
The Special Boat Squadron (SBS) was Britain's most exclusive Special Forces unit, similar to US Navy SEALS. Highly trained, highly secretive and utterly ruthless, the SBS was established as an entity in its own right in early 1943 having previously operated under the auspices of the SAS during the war in North Africa.
Though the movie Guns of Navarrone was inspired by SBS exploits, most people know little about them. Unlike its sister unit, which numbered more than 1,000, the...