Sea Harrier Over The Falklands - W&N Military (Paperback)
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Sea Harrier Over The Falklands - W&N Military (Paperback)

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Paperback 400 Pages / Published: 01/03/2007
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The controversial account of what really happened in the south Atlantic skies

Sharkey Ward commanded 801 Naval Air Squadron, HMS Invincible, was senior Sea Harrier adviser to the Command, flew over sixty missions and was awarded DSC. Yet had he followed all his instructions to the letter, Britain might well have lost the Falklands War.

His dramatic first-hand story of the air war in the South Atlantic is also an extraordinary, outspoken account of inter-Service rivalries, bureaucratic interference, and dangerous ignorance of the realities of air combat among many senior commanders. As Sharkey Ward reveals, the 801 pilots were fighting not just the enemy, exhaustion, and the hostile weather, but also the prejudice and ignorance of their own side.

Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
ISBN: 9780304355426
Number of pages: 400
Weight: 340 g
Dimensions: 198 x 128 x 32 mm


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The definitive account of the battle above the South Atlantic islands * NAVY NEWS *
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