SAS

SAS

Rogue Heroes - Soon to be a major TV drama

Summary

THE BOOK BEHIND THE UPCOMING BBC SERIES SAS: ROGUE HEROES STARRING JACK O'CONNELL ALFIE ALLEN AND DOMINIC WEST.

From the secret SAS archives and bestselling author Ben Macintyre: The first ever authorized history of the SAS.


'A master at setting the pulse racing
' Daily Mail
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In the summer of 1941, at the height of the war in the Western Desert, a bored and eccentric young officer, David Stirling, has a vision for a new kind of war: attacking the enemy where they least expect it - from behind their own lines.

Despite the intense opposition of many in British High Command, Winston Churchill personally gives Stirling permission to recruit the toughest, brightest and most ruthless soldiers he can find. And so begins the most celebrated and mysterious military organisation in the world: the SAS.

With unprecedented access to the SAS secret files, unseen footage and exclusive interviews with its founder members, SAS: Rogue Heroes tells the remarkable story behind an extraordinary fighting force, and the immense cost of making it a reality.
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'Thorough and highly entertaining. It would be nigh on impossible to praise it too highly' Daily Express

'Impeccably researched, superbly told - by far the best book on the SAS in World War II' Antony Beevor

'Told with deceptive brilliance . . . one the finest books of its kind' Evening Standard

BEN MACINTYRE'S NEXT BOOK COLDITZ: PRISONERS OF THE CASTLE IS AVAILABLE TO PRE-ORDER NOW!

Reviews

  • This book has many strengths but perhaps its greatest is how thought-provoking it is
    Laurence Rees, Sunday Times

About the author

Ben MacIntyre

Ben Macintyre is the multimillion-copy bestselling author of books including Agent Sonya, SAS: Rogue Heroes, The Spy and the Traitor, Agent Zigzag, Operation Mincemeat and A Spy Among Friends. He is a columnist and Associate Editor at The Times, and has worked as the newspaper's correspondent in New York, Paris and Washington. His books are frequently made into films and television series.
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