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Description - The Secret War For The Falklands by Nigel West

First published on the 15th anniversary of the Falklands War of 1982, this work provides a secret history of the conflict, the first time the Royal Navy had been engaged by an enemy since 1945. In terms of hardware, it was a test of the world's latest air and defence sytems and a unique opportunity to push competing fighters to their limits in an environment that stretched men and aircraft alike. This book focuses on "Operation Corporate", the task force assigned to retake the Falklands, and on the clandestine efforts to deny General Galtieri the one weapon that could have turned Corporate into a humiliating defeat for Britain - the French-manufactured Exocet missile.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780751520712
ISBN-10: 0751520713
Format: Paperback
(197mm x 131mm x 20mm)
Pages: 288
Imprint: Sphere
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Publish Date: 5-Mar-1998
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Nigel West

Nigel West is an author specialising in espionage and Intelligence subjects. Until May 1997 he was the Conservative MP for Torbay under the name Rupert Allason.

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