Anders Lassen VC, MC of the SAS by Mike Langley

By Mike Langley

The tale of Anders Lassen is likely one of the so much notable and heroic of the second one international warfare – certainly within the historical past of the British armed prone. He was once provided not less than 3 army Crosses and the SAS regiment’s in simple terms Victoria move. From the day he stalked and killed a stag armed basically with a knife, Lassen were well-known as relatively designated. He took half in a chain of amazing moves opposed to the Axis powers in West Africa, Normandy, the Channel Islands, the Aegean and Greece, the Balkans and, eventually, in Italy.
This vintage biography of a outstanding warrior, which was once first released in 1988, relies on interviews with Lassen’s fellow squaddies and a wealth of unique study. It covers every one degree of Lassen’s brief, marvelous occupation in brilliant aspect and provides a penetrating perception into the phenomenal braveness, self assurance and single-minded motivation that lay at the back of Lassen’s remarkable exploits. Mike Langley additionally reconstructs, utilizing the testimony of survivors, the operation within which Lassen was once killed and for which he used to be provided the Victoria go.

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