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The SBS in World War II

An Illustrated History

The SBS in World War II( )
Author: Mortimer, Gavin
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...
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Detailed Subjects: History / Europe / Great Britain / General
History / Military / World War Ii
History / Military / Special Forces
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):7.85 x 9.85 x 1.07 Inches
Book Weight:2.354 Pounds
Author Biography
Mortimer, Gavin (Author)
Gavin Mortimer is a journalist and writer. He lives in London.

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