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Big boys" rules

the secret struggle against the IRA

by Mark Urban

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Published by Faber and Faber in London, Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Northern Ireland
    • Subjects:
    • Great Britain. Army. Special Air Service -- History.,
    • Irish Republican Army -- History.,
    • Special forces (Military science) -- Northern Ireland -- History.,
    • Terrorism -- Northern Ireland -- History.,
    • Political violence -- Northern Ireland -- History.,
    • Northern Ireland -- History, Military.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementMark Urban.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA990.U46 U73 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxi, 266 p. :
      Number of Pages266
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1154286M
      ISBN 100571168094
      LC Control Number94129961

        BIG BOY RULES: AMERICA’S MERCENARIES FIGHTING IN IRAQ By Steve Fainaru Da Capo Press, $26, pages REVIEWED BY JOHN WEISMAN. When you write books for a living, there are those you write for money. The Dangerous Book for Boys, by Conn and Hal Iggulden is a guidebook published by HarperCollins, aimed at boys "from eight to eighty."It covers around eighty topics, including how to build a treehouse, grow a crystal, or tell direction with a included are famous quotes, stories, historical battles, and phrases that "every boy should know."Author: Conn Iggulden and Hal Iggulden.

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        The special nature of SASR can make rule-breaking a virtue as well as a command nightmare. The ‘who dares wins’ freedom to operate with agility and independence is a defining characteristic. ‘Big boys’ rules’ they call it when stretching the budget to rent a Porsche or treat the elite, if the Seals, 22 Squadron or Kopassus come to : Chris Masters. From the box: The adventure game based on the best-selling book! You've been shipwrecked on a deserted island on a deserted island with nothing but your wits and some string to save you. Thank goodness you've been reading your Dangerous Book for Boys! Use your skills to complete solo or group challenges, test your knowledge of facts from the book, or put your mental agility to the test/10(35).


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