❮Ebook❯ ➢ With the SAS: Across the Rhine: Into the Heart of Hitler's Third Reich Author Ian Wellsted – Tbjewellers.co.uk With the SAS Across the Rhine is the story of the latter part of Captain Ian Wellsted's military career with the Special Air Service the first part of which was detailed in his well received SAS With With the SAS Across the Rhine is SAS: Across Epub Ü the story of the latter part of Captain Ian Wellsted's military career with the Special Air Service the first part of which was detailed in his well received SAS With the Mauis This is a very personal account revealing the many emotional as well as physical strains placed upon men in the fighting line The author takes us back to his time employed with the th Armoured Division the famous 'Hobart's Funnies' preparing for D Day With the PDF/EPUB ² and his desire for exciting action which led first to the Parachute Regiment and then the SAS Whilst we learn a little of his time with the mauis the main focus of the story is his part in Operation Archway A British special forces mission which involved the st and nd Special Air Service Regiments acting in support of the advance of Field Marshal Sir Bernard Montgomery's Allied st Army Group in operations Varsity and Plunder this crossing of the Rhine was one of the SAS: Across ePUB ☆ the largest and most diverse operations ever carried out by the SAS In this offensive the SAS teams were thrust deep into German territory often having to battle their way through the enemy lines to get back to safety 'I uickly learned that there was no way to control an SAS battle' Wellsted wrote of his first major encounter in charge of a patrol 'The din was deafening seventy odd Vickers and half a dozen Brownings all chattering the SAS: Across the Rhine: PDF/EPUB or together The screech of ricochets and the SAS: Across the Rhine: PDF/EPUB or the fire of the enemy made my voice sound like the sueak of a mouse against a church organ I was helpless' In one of these encounters as the war was drawing to a close Wellsted's troop found itself surrounded In the ensuing firefight Wellsted was wounded bringing his active front line career to an end.
- 248 pages
- With the SAS: Across the Rhine: Into the Heart of Hitler's Third Reich
- Ian Wellsted
- 09 September 2015 Ian Wellsted