Special Forces Pilot: A Flying Memoir of the Falkland War

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51gXM0rA6QL - Special Forces Pilot: A Flying Memoir of the Falkland War

As a Commando helicopter pilot, the writer served with 846 Naval Air Armada in the Falklands War and was enhanced for gallantry (DSC).

The author experiences his part in operations, in particular Special Forces knowledge celebration and straight action objectives, consisting of the Pebble Island raid. Occasions are explained thoroughly consisting of the development of pioneering evening running treatments and also the conduct of hidden and other operationally sensitive objectives.

Guide includes hitherto unrevealed product associating with Operation MIKADO, the ill-fated Special Forces mission in Argentina with its tragic repercussions for the Task Force. Prick was Captain of the Sea King that brought the Special Forces group into Argentina. The operation is described thoroughly consisting of occasions airborne and also on the ground in Argentina and also Chile. Dick recalls his experience with the Chilean authorities, meetings with British Embassy officials in Santiago, the international press conference, his eventful repatriation to the UK, debriefings in the MoD as well as time spent in an MI-6 safe-house somewhere in England.

Guide ends by describing a follow-up check out to Chile by the author in November 1982, at the behest of the Chilean Government.

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