Book review: SAS - Rogue Heroes, by Ben Macintyre



War is Hell” said General Sherman years after he had led his army on its brutally destructive march from Atlanta to the sea. But war is also exhilarating, as his soldiers remembered when they sang “Marching Through Georgia”. In this grippingly readable “authorised” (but not “official”) wartime history of the SAS, Ben Macintyre shows us yet again that it is often hellish; yet many found it exhilarating to a degree that is hard for us today to understand.
The SAS was the brainchild and creation of David Stirling, a languid and mild-mannered young Scottish aristocrat whose pre-war life had... read more

 
4 October 2016 in Lifestyle, Views: 41
Source: Scotsman
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