Anders Lassen VC, MC of the SAS by Mike Langley

By Mike Langley

The tale of Anders Lassen is among the such a lot striking and heroic of the second one international battle – certainly within the background of the British armed companies. He was once presented at the very least 3 army Crosses and the SAS regiment’s purely Victoria pass. From the day he stalked and killed a stag armed simply with a knife, Lassen have been well-known as rather targeted. He took half in a chain of awesome 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 amazing warrior, which was once first released in 1988, relies on interviews with Lassen’s fellow infantrymen and a wealth of unique study. It covers each one degree of Lassen’s brief, impressive profession in vibrant element and provides a penetrating perception into the outstanding braveness, self belief and single-minded motivation that lay in the back of Lassen’s impressive exploits. Mike Langley additionally reconstructs, utilizing the testimony of survivors, the operation during which Lassen used to be killed and for which he was once provided the Victoria go.

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