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16%OFFMark Hammond - Immediate Response: Original Edition - 9780141039046 - V9780141039046
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Immediate Response: Original Edition

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Description for Immediate Response: Original Edition Paperback. Major Mark Hammond was awarded the DFC, which ranks third after the VC, for remarkable feats in Afghanistan in his Chinook helicopter. Three times on the night of 6 September 2006 he flew into hostile zones to pick up injured soldiers. This title presents an account of the combat and provides readers with insights on the brutal realities of war. Num Pages: 336 pages, 16pp colour photographic inset. BIC Classification: 1FCA; 3JMC; HBJF1; HBLX; HBWS4; JWG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 129 x 22. Weight in Grams: 228.

The gripping true story of a Royal Marine helicopter pilot at war in Afghanistan. Major Mark Hammond was awarded the DFC, which ranks third after the VC, for remarkable feats in Afghanistan in his Chinook helicopter. Like the other Chinook pilots and crews, and the surgical teams who travelled with them, Major Hammond regularly put his own life in danger to save the lives of others. Three times on the night of 6 September 2006 he flew into hostile zones to pick up injured soldiers. During an attempt to land at the Para outpost in Musa Qala two rocket-propelled grenades ... Read more

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Product Details

Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
336
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Condition
New
Number of Pages
336
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780141039046
SKU
V9780141039046
Shipping Time
Usually ships in 5 to 9 working days
Ref
99-29

About Mark Hammond
Major Mark Hammond joined the Royal Marines in 1989. After specializing as a pilot, he flew Gazelle and Lynx helicopters for 3 Commando Brigade Air Squadron and, subsequently, 847 Naval Air Squadron. After a tour in America with the US Marine Corps flying Cobra attack helicopters, he now flies the Chinook HC2 on exchange with the RAF. He took part ... Read more

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