The Originals: the Secret History of the Birth of the SAS
In Their Own Words
By (author) Gordon Stevens
Normal Price: $35.00
Your Price: $31.50 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $3.50! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $1.58 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available, ships in 8-11 days
Originals: the Secret History of the Birth of the SAS by Gordon Stevens
Book Description'We've been approached something like 25 times since the war. I kicked each out the window because they weren't going to make it with the integrity we require the story of the SAS to be told.' - Colonel Sir David Stirling, OBE, DSO, Founder of the SAS Based on over 120 hours of recently uncovered video and audio tape, The Originals tells the story of the birth of the SAS in the words of its founding members for the first time. Even David Stirling, founder of the regiment, contributed to the project - most historians believe he died without giving a single interview. It is also a very human story of a gang of misfits coming together to create a unit like no other: a maverick son of a Scottish laird; a boy who lied about his age to enlist; a policeman; a cheeky cockney; a Lincolnshire boxer; an Irish rugby international imprisoned for beating up his commanding officer; an Oxford rowing president and a quietly spoken man of God. The Originals covers the regiment's formation in 1941 to its supposed disbanding in 1945. With only two founding members alive today, it is not only an important document but a thrilling and moving read that will leave you reeling.
Buy Originals: the Secret History of the Birth of the SAS book by Gordon Stevens from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780091901820
(198mm x 126mm x 21mm)
Imprint: Ebury Press
Publisher: Ebury Publishing
Publish Date: 7-Sep-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Gordon Stevens
Provo, Paperback (July 1994)» View all books by Gordon Stevens
The IRA activates the perfect assassin - a "sleeper" who is a trained killer but who has built a perfectly normal identity in England. The target is PinMan - a member of the Royal Family. Once the plot is started, there are no "cut-outs"; not even the Army Council of the IRA can stop it.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Originals: the Secret History of the Birth of the SAS book by Gordon Stevens and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Gordon Stevens
Gordon Stevens is an award-winning documentary maker and bestselling thriller writer. He is one of the few journalists invited to become a member of the Special Forces Club.
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2017. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.