Nine Battles to Stanley

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Pen and Sword, 2014年12月17日 - 272 頁
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Nine Battles to Stanley is a soldiers account of the ground fighting on South Georgia and the Falklands.??What makes this book unique is the fascinating and objective way the author describes the experiences, view points and comparative qualities of both sides to the conflict. Fresh light is shed on the whole campaign even the best known battles at Goose Green (where Col. H. Jones won his VC) and the night attack on Mount Tumbledown.
 

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What's valuble about this book is that the author was apparently the senior operational intelligence officer with the British ground forces that retook the Falklands, and is thus in a position to ... 閱讀評論全文

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The Road to War
1
The Capture of the Falkland Islands and South Georgia
17
The Defence of Las Malvinas
33
The Second Battle of Grytviken
64
British Offensive and Advanced Forces Operations
79
The Landings in San Carlos Water and the Defence of the Beachhead
95
Goose Green
115
Breakout
142
Combined Task Unit 31784 The Landing Group 3rd Commando Brigade
239
Composition of Land Forces Falkland Islands 2 April14 June 1982
240
Army Group Malvinas
241
Army Group Puerto Argentino
243
Army Group Littoral
244
Orders of Battle
245
British casualties in direct support of ground operations
251
Argentine casualties in direct support of ground operations
255

The Battle for the Outer Defence Zone
170
The Battle for the Inner Defence Zone
189
Surrender and The Final Battle
216
Postscript
235
Composition of Combined Task Group 3178 The Task Force
238
Interpretation of Captured Document 3 June 1982
259
Bibliography
263
Index
267
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關於作者 (2014)

Nick van der Bijl served with distinction in the Intelligence Corps, particularly in the Falklands. He is now retired and working on security in the NHS.??He is the author of 6 books on 20th Century military history. He lives at Mark, Somerset.

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