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  • Published: 12 November 2020
  • ISBN: 9780241400982
  • Imprint: Michael Joseph
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 400
  • RRP: $35.00

SAS: Sea King Down




The first book on the Falklands War to be written by a SAS soldier who fought there.

After passing the world's toughest Special Forces selection and joining D Squadron, 22 SAS in 1979, Mark 'Splash' Aston thought the hard part was over.

Then on April 2 1982 Argentina invaded the Falkland Islands.

Days later D Squadron joined the cutting edge of Britain's campaign to retake the islands. Over the next six weeks of fighting, the action never let up. Facing extreme weather and a determined enemy, Splash and the men of D Squadron fought in one extraordinary contact after another.

And when their Sea King helicopter crashed in the freezing South Atlantic, Splash was one of just seven survivors. Evacuated to a hospital ship, Splash defied orders and a suspected broken neck to re-join his unit until the fight was won.

An unputdownable, edge-of-the-seat insight into still classified Special Forces operations publishing near the anniversary of the Fortuna Glacier rescue, SAS: Sea King Down will take its place alongside classics like Bravo Two Zero as military adventure writing of the highest order.

  • Published: 12 November 2020
  • ISBN: 9780241400982
  • Imprint: Michael Joseph
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 400
  • RRP: $35.00

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