At Close Quarters : SOE Close Combat Pistol Instructor Colonel Hector Grant-Taylor | Historical, Political & Milita | Historical, Political & Milita | Biographies, Memoirs & True Stories | Non-Fiction | Books | Makro Online Site
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At Close Quarters : SOE Close Combat Pistol Instructor Colonel Hector Grant-Taylor Product ID : 9781781553206

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The Special Operations Executive (SOE) was the paramount Allied sabotage force of the Second World War. Its job - in Churchill's words - was to "set Europe ablaze" through the use of sabotage, insurrection and assassination. One of its "shining Stars" and "legends" was the close-combat pistol instructor, Colonel Hector Grant-Taylor. Grant-Taylor taught the commandos, secret agents and irregular soldiers the art of how to kill at close quarters. He taught them how to be ruthless, lethal and covert, and yet his own life was itself a mystery worthy of a John Buchan thriller novel. Misinformation, deception, bravery, murder, and ultimately redemption, all play a part in his story. At Close Quarters finally puts to rest the myths and legends that surrounded his life, and unravels the mysterious truth behind the enigma that was Colonel Hector Grant-Taylor!

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0.35 kg
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234mm(L) x 156mm(W) x 10mm(H)
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234mm(L) x 156mm(W) x 10mm(H)

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