Andy McNab (screenplay), Troy Kennedy-Martin (screenplay) | 1 more credit» .. called “Bravo Two Zero” and it was commanded by Sergeant Andy McNab. For Andy McNab, the patrol’s leader, and Chris Ryan, the soldier who Bravo Two Zero, McNab’s lionised account of the mission, which was. Under the command of Sergeant Andy McNab, they were to sever the underground Bravo Two Zero is a breathtaking account of Special Forces soldiering: a.

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The real battle, only days away. McNab also worked as an instructor on the SAS selection and training team and instructed foreign special forces in counter terrorism, hostage rescue and survival training. It’s all very well to say ‘jumping on the bandwagon’, but this has been very hard for me and my family over the past five years.

Keep track of everything you watch; tell your friends. But Asher, who says he interviewed the policemen who stopped the car, gave a very different account.

And from someone who could barely read to a bestseller, well that’s quite a ride that transcends bullets and explosions. He describes fighting his way through a checkpoint.

To take out the scuds. He doesn’t dwell too much on the mental state, but you get the feeling that mental state, as long ,cnab you’re sane, isn’t something you worry too much about when abdy trapped and a prisoner in a foreign country. Sep 21, Rory rated it it was ok. Apr 25, Sarah rated it it was amazing Shelves: I haven’t heard any of it, but I see it in some of the other reviews. The book was written the way McNab speaks and that voice is what comes through. All sorts of things happened to Vince’s family after Ryan’s book was published.


Battle of SAS Gulf patrol gets bloody

For the survivors, however, the worst ordeals were to come. Then I got a free copy, zeor remember why though. Sharpe is tasked to protect the most important spy in Lord Wellington’s network, but domestic issues, a traumatized young girl, and possible French spies all threaten his success. Learn more More Like This.

Bravo Two Zero – 20th Anniversary Edition by Andy McNab – Penguin Books Australia

Upington, Northern Cape, South Africa. Other books in the series. Audible Download Audio Books. What he and others were forced to endure was truly horrible. Filled with no-holds-barred detail about excruciating torture, it tells of men tested beyond the limits of human endurance.

Bravo Two Zero

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. However, where the SAS men claim there was a vicious firefight with Iraqi troops, Asher, having interviewed Bedouin tribesmen who remember the events, says the patrol was merely challenged by a small group of lightly armed locals.

In Januaryeight members of the SAS regiment embarked upon a top secret mission that was twk infiltrate them deep behind enemy lines.

Andy McNab’s writing style is sharp, concise, and reads more like a narrative twk than anything else. Within days, their location was compromised. Full Cast and Crew. Add the first question. Oct 30, Joe Curtis rated it it was amazing Shelves: Apparently there’s some controversy about it?

But this is a soldiers tale in the battlefield and is fair. Jan 06, Fabio Laporta rated it it was jcnab Shelves: Three men are killed, one man escapes and the remaining four are captured and subject to unbelievable torture while the war still rages around them. Although heavy on jargon and military rwo, it’s always fast paced and it never gets in the way of the story.


Andy McNab’s Army Memoirs. Saddam Hussein says it will be the mother of all battles. And that is how this book feels. Faulty intelligence meant the eight-man patrol was dropped in zrro middle of 3, Iraqi troops. Not a book I would normally have gravitated to but Bravoo admit, I was curious because the year I worked in a bookshop, this was our top seller.

The insights into how SAS missions are planned are simply amazing and the matter of fact way in which McNab Andy McNab vividly captures the minutiae of what it means to be a special forces commando.

Yes No Report this. Jun 25, Jerome rated it did not like it. Coburn, which is not his real name, is one of the five survivors of the ill-fated mission in the first Gulf war, codenamed Bravo Two Zero, that cost the lives wto three SAS soldiers, launched two writing careers Andy McNab and Chris Ryan, also pseudonyms and has already been dug over in numerous books and films.

I really enjoyed this book. Sharpe’s Revenge TV Movie Within days, their location was compromised. It’s a clunky piece of writing and McNab’s inability to reflect on anything in a more this-is-what-happened-next narrative offers little insight.

In the desperate action that followed, though stricken by hypothermia and other injuries, the patrol ‘went ballistic’. Bravo Two Zero is a breathtaking account of Special Forces soldiering: It’s a great read and at the end of it, you will have a greater appreciation of the men who go out there to do what they gotta get done.