Operation Paraquat was the British military objective to recapture the Island of South Georgia from the Argentinian invading forces during the Falkands War.This highly detailed and well researched book is inspired by eye witness accounts of those who planned and executed the operation, from the perilous attempts of the SAS and SBS to establish a toe-hold on the island to the helicopter attack on the submarine Santa Fe.The book includes a wide selection of both black and white and colour photographs and maps, with appendices to the rear, including a chronology of attacks, honours and awards.
The dust wrapper is in very good condition, clean and bright, with a 1cm closed tear to the top of the spine to the front fore-edge near the bottom and and mild handling marks.
The binding is secure and tight.
There is light spotting to the top edges of the pages.
Inside, the content is clean and unmarked and in fine condition.
A scarce book at a very competitive price.
Operation Paraquat: The Battle for South Georgia
- Picton Publishing, 1986
- First edition
- 12 x 8.5 inches
- 260 pages