Special Force : The Untold Story of 22nd Special Air Service Regiment (SAS)
by Alastair Mackenzie
Editor: I.B.Tauris & Co. Ltd.
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The exploits of the elite of the British Army 22 Special Air Service Regiment – the SAS regiment that is part of the regular army – are surrounded by mystery and myths abound about its members.But what is the truth behind the public facade of clinical professionalism?How such a small regiment has attracted so many legends of heavy onesAnd what is the purpose of SAS in the 21st century?Special Force “provides an original and unusually critical overview of SAS activities from the Malaysian emergency from 1950 to the present.As part of a detailed and often controversial analysis of the regiment’s post-war activities, MacKenzie establishes that the regiment’s almost legendary professional competence is often not safeguarded by reality.Far from being part of a structured deployment of strategic military assets, MacKenzie argues that the use of SAS in recent years has been driven primarily by the “entrepreneurial” actions of a few SAS officers.Special Force “not only offers a revealing history of SAS in modern times, it is also a worrisome exposing the truth behind the myth.It will be an essential reading for anyone with an interest in the British army – past, present and future.
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