Andy McNab (screenplay), Troy Kennedy-Martin (screenplay) | 1 more credit» .. called “Bravo Two Zero” and it was commanded by Sergeant Andy McNab. For Andy McNab, the patrol’s leader, and Chris Ryan, the soldier who Bravo Two Zero, McNab’s lionised account of the mission, which was. Under the command of Sergeant Andy McNab, they were to sever the underground Bravo Two Zero is a breathtaking account of Special Forces soldiering: a.

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Coburn, which is not his real name, is one of the five survivors of the ill-fated mission in the first Gulf war, codenamed Bravo Two Zero, that cost the lives of three SAS soldiers, launched two writing careers Andy McNab and Chris Ryan, also pseudonyms and has already been dug over in numerous books and films.

They were British Special Forces, trained to be the best. That this was the most important part of his SAS journey – not the missions.

Mar 24, David Dennington and it really liked it. It’s a very humble and emotional message. The explanation of the uses of explosives was discomforting terrorists must have much the same attitude but again you can’t fault the honesty.

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My reason for giving this book a five star rating is not because of the skill of the author. Anywho, the book itself is very good. Edit Did You Know? Apr 09, Oliver Rabacal rated it it was amazing. Whether this is viewed as autobiography or fictionalized biography, it’s xero great read.


Bravo Two Zero by Andy McNab

And I suppose the MoD would be too. This was not that. Quotes from Bravo Two Zero: I enjoyed this book for a number of reasons, but one was the way it was written.

It’s a great read and at the ncnab of it, you will have a greater appreciation of the men who go out there to do what they gotta get done. Steven Turner, American FE commander. McNab’s clear-cut, no-nonsense, military attitude comes through as it is writteen. Goofs At approximately 36 mins, Andy checks a compass attached to his rifle. Ryan alleged that Phillips had failed to hide from a passing goatherd, who raised the alarm. Share this Rating Title: EngvarB from September Use dmy dates from September Pages to import images to Wikidata Articles needing cleanup from August All pages needing cleanup Articles with sections that need to be turned into prose from August Their mission was to take out the scud missiles which Saddam Hussein was using mcnnab terrorize his enemies, as well as to sever strategic communication lines between Baghdad and North West Iraq.

Two men sitting in a bar, one, re-telling the most horrific of war stories. Within days, their location was compromised. The Bravo Two Zero story – classic British cock-up, archetypal heroic failure – has entered military folklore and now has a life of its own.

Bravo Two Zero

Learn more More Like This. Apparently there’s some controversy about it? However, where the SAS men claim there was a vicious firefight with Iraqi troops, Asher, having interviewed Bedouin tribesmen who remember the events, says the patrol was merely challenged by a small group of lightly armed locals.


To view it, click here. I was honestly surprised that a highly trained commando could write so well. You do have to wonder if he would really explain how the SAS work and their torture resistance techniques, as all the next enemy needs to do is read the book to understand them and develop effective counter measures.

Bravo Two Zero’s battles are clearly not over yet. The levels of torture that Andy and the other men had to go through is just horrific. I also know mcnxb people who say they know Andy – and I’ve seen there’s a lot of controversy around the book, and the follow up books by Chris Ryan and another SAS fellow sort of stir up a controversy, but I’m really not interested in the politics and bfavo intrigue.

In Januaryeight members of the SAS regiment embarked upon a top secret mission that was to infiltrate them deep behind enemy lines.

This is their story. On the negative side, it tended to drag on during some sections and mcab flow of events esp. However, my favorite part of the book is the fact that all his considerations and all his lessons learned and are still actual and still useful for military guys like me.

Andy McNab’s Army Memoirs 3 books.

In the desperate action that followed, though stricken by hypothermia and other injuries, the patrol ‘went ballistic’.