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By Mike Langley

The tale of Anders Lassen is without doubt one of the so much awesome and heroic of the second one international struggle – certainly within the historical past of the British armed providers. He used to be presented at the very least 3 army Crosses and the SAS regiment’s merely Victoria go. From the day he stalked and killed a stag armed in simple terms with a knife, Lassen have been famous as really special. He took half in a sequence of outstanding moves opposed to the Axis powers in West Africa, Normandy, the Channel Islands, the Aegean and Greece, the Balkans and, ultimately, in Italy.
This vintage biography of a notable warrior, which was once first released in 1988, is predicated on interviews with Lassen’s fellow infantrymen and a wealth of unique study. It covers every one degree of Lassen’s brief, amazing profession in bright aspect and gives a penetrating perception into the outstanding braveness, self assurance and single-minded motivation that lay in 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 was once provided the Victoria move.

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