SAS Italian Job

SAS Italian Job

Hardback414pp Illustrated232x152mm

9781787475137     Product Code: 512834


In winter 1944 the Allies were advancing northward through Italy toward the defences of the Gothic Line. Disobeying orders, British SOE officer Captain Mike Lees engaged the help of a ragtag band of Italian and Russian fighters, Jews who had escaped imprisonment and Spanish exiles, to launch an improbable attack on the mountain stronghold that housed the Nazi headquarters. Damien Lewis tells the inside story of the operation and the way that Lees was denied post-war recognition for his heroics.

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