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BOOK ¸ A Dramatic Personal Account of Life in the SBS Ì Duncan Falconer

BOOK ¸ A Dramatic Personal Account of Life in the SBS Ì Duncan Falconer The SBS was first into battle a month before the SAS in the Falklands War and again in the Gulf War yet hitherto it is the SAS that has had by far the higher profile The SBS draws its manpower solely from the Marine Commando Units and the Royal Marines are the oldest and most battle honoured regiment in the w I thoroughly enjoyable interesting and eye opening readMany reviews mention the rivalry between the SBS and SAS in the book and not without good reason What doesn't get mentioned very often is that along with any criticism the author always acknowledges the abilities and achievement of the individual SAS member For me the focus of this was on the differing operational approaches to getting the job done as well as the obviously different mentalities and personalities between individuals in each of these SF unitsMuch of the real criticism is aimed directly at the upper levels of the MoD planners usually Army who seemingly failed to realise that the UK has than one SF unit capable of getting the job done

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PDF Í BOOK First Into Action Ü DUNCAN FALCONER Ü ❆ First Into Action: A Dramatic Personal Account of Life in the SBS kindle Epub ❤ Author Duncan Falconer – Dcmdirect.co.uk The SBS was first into battle a month before the SAS in the Falklands War and again in the Gulf War yet hitherto it is the SAS that Counts of SBS operations in Ulster Bosnia and the Gulf War and of the intense rivalry between the SAS's individualist mentality and theteam based marine ethos of the SBS Duncan Falconer's grippingly detailed memoir is sure to command the attention of anyone interested in the Special Forces and how they operat This personal story is of a young man joining the marines and going on to become a member of an elite group called the Special Boat Services SBS From the start you’re gripped wanting to know if he ‘bags’ his IRA suspect Duncan Falconer has a lovely way with words it’s as if you’re right there in the thick of the action in the muddy field cold and hunkered down waiting for the ‘target’ to appear I couldn’t put his book down as I couldn’t wait to read what happened next in his amazing adventure He’s had most definitely done in his life than others only dream of achieving In this tale here is a young man with an old head on his shoulders His instinct saved his life whilst on undercover operations in Northern Ireland It is a marvellous insight into the SBS and what they do in the defence of our realm and others A super read and the ueen serving cups of tea is just one of many great anecdotes

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First Into Action A Dramatic Personal Account of Life in the SBSOrld FIRST INTO ACTION is the first Special Boat Services memoir written from the inside It tells how Duncan Falconer trained with the Royal Marines in Deal before being recruited into the SBS at Poole in Dorset The regimen of ruthless training is graphically described and the book also includes revelatory ac We all know about the daring exploits of the infamous SAS For some reason the SBS – the Special Boat Services – have been somewhat overshadowed and unfairly so With personnel drawn from the Royal Marines and Marine Commando Units after the most robust selection process ever devised the truth is the SBS is the oldest most decorated and most freuently first into battle of any regiment that flies the British flagThe appropriately titled ‘First Into Action’ brings readers the riveting inside story of the SBS by Duncan Falconer a special forces operative who has served the cause in scores of hotspots and writes this memoir of his experiences in a compelling style that sends shivers down your spine and brings the smell of cordite right off the page Falconer’s skill is bringing action to life and does so by developing full bloodied characters with their life and death decisions their errors successes and unbridled bravery Excellent