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Storming Flight 181

Pub Date : 2011-04-19 | Author : Chris McNab | Publisher : Osprey Publishing

ISBN 10 : 1849083762
ISBN 13 : 9781849083768

In 1977, Lufthansa Flight 181 was hijacked by terrorists and flown to Mogadishu, Somalia. Once landed, members of the German special missions group, GSG-9, stormed the plane, killi..

Israel S Lightning Strike

Pub Date : 2012-02-20 | Author : Simon Dunstan | Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9781849081030
ISBN 13 : 1849081034

The Israeli Special Forces' operation at Entebbe goes down in history as one of the most audacious counter-terrorist assaults ever conducted. On 27 June 1976, four terrorists ? two..

F 86 Sabre Vs Mig 15

Pub Date : 2013-05-20 | Author : Doug Dildy | Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9781780963211
ISBN 13 : 1780963211

As the routed North Korean People's Army (NKPA) withdrew into the mountainous reaches of their country and the People's Republic of China (PRC) funneled in its massive infantry for..

Tora Tora Tora

Pub Date : 2011-11-20 | Author : Mark Stille | Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9781849085106
ISBN 13 : 1849085102

In the early hours of December 7, 1941, the Japanese First Air Fleet launched a massive air-strike against the American Pacific Fleet based at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii. Supported by ..

Dambusters

Pub Date : 2012-02-20 | Author : Doug Dildy | Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9781846039355
ISBN 13 : 1846039355

In May 1943 a specially established RAF squadron made its permanent imprint on military aviation history by flying a high-risk, low level, nighttime attack against German hydro-ele..

Dunkirk 1940

Pub Date : 2010-03-23 | Author : Doug Dildy | Publisher : Osprey Publishing

ISBN 10 : 1846034574
ISBN 13 : 9781846034572

During the Battle of Dunkirk in 1940, German forces successfully cut off several units of British, French and Canadian troops from supporting forces and supplies. Nearly 350,000 Al..

Denmark And Norway 1940

Pub Date : 2007-04-24 | Author : Doug Dildy | Publisher : Osprey Publishing

ISBN 10 : 1846031176
ISBN 13 : 9781846031175

On 9 April 1940, German forces invaded Denmark, and then Norway, in an attempt to secure the vital mineral resources of Scandinavia for their war industry. This assault, Operation ..