PRLog - April 8, 2014 - NEW YORK -- Were They Cowards…or Heroes? After ten years of research, a bestselling military expert reveals the truth behind one of the Iraq War’s biggest controversies.
Zero Six Bravo by Damien Lewis
“Damien Lewis’ true story of the courage and valor of the fierce warriors who guard our civilization is mesmerizing. Zero Six Bravo is an absolute must read.”
—Stephen Coonts, New York Times bestselling author
“Sixty Special Forces against 100,000—a feat of British arms to take the breath away.”
—Frederick Forsyth, bestselling author
“Lewis does an excellent job of maintaining tension...vividly recount the soldiers' fatigue, stress and fear...suspenseful and well-written.”
They were M Squadron. Sixty elite British soldiers, trained by U.S. Navy SEALS and Delta Force…
They were chosen for an audacious mission in 2003 that looked so dangerous it was nicknamed “Operation No Return…”
They were sent behind enemy lines, where they found themselves surrounded by 100,000 of Saddam Hussein’s fiercest infantry…
They miraculously escaped with their lives, and were branded cowards…
Finally the real story of one of the most desperate battles fought by British and allied Special Forces trapped behind enemy lines can be told. ZERO SIX BRAVO is a heart-pounding narrative that demonstrates the highly risky nature of one of the most dramatic military operations since World War II as 60 members of M Squadron, running low on fuel, outgunned and outnumbered, evade capture and inflict significant damage on a vastly superior enemy force.
Offering remarkable first-hand accounts and reported with a depth of knowledge that made it an instant #1 Sunday Times bestseller, the book offers breathtaking descriptions of M Squadron’s deployment and the hell they went through. It also highlights the critical role the US military played in the success of the mission.
Damien Lewis has delivered a fantastic battlefield chronicle and unearthed a buried history in a gripping account of military professionalism, unbelievable endurance and awe-inspiring bravery you never forget.
In ZERO SIX BRAVO, bestselling author Damien Lewis, who has spent twenty years reporting from war, disaster and conflict zones around the world, combines powerful narrative skills and a decade of research to set the record straight about a grave misunderstanding from the early days of the Iraq War. He recounts in vivid and compelling detail the desperate battle and dramatic fight for survival that befell one of the British Army’s most courageous squadrons, offering a fantastic battlefield chronicle and a gripping account of military professionalism, unbelievable endurance and awe-inspiring bravery that you will never forget.
ZERO SIX BRAVO
The Explosive True Story of How 60 Special Forces Survived Against an Iraqi Army of 100,000
By Damien Lewis
Publication Date: May 13, 2014
$26.99 Hardcover | 312 pages | ISBN 978-1-62365-
Dee Dee Debartlo
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