1st ed., 1992. 192 pp., cold., + b&w photo-ills., + ills., + cold., maps. D.j., 24 x 19cm. Scratch to d.j., o/w Nr.FINE. The Special Air Service Regiment is the world's most famous and deadly elite military unit. This is the ultimate reference on this famous organisation. With the aid of over 600 alphabetically-arranged entries, this book gives the reader an in-depth analysis of every aspect of the unit's 50-year history. All the Regiment's battles and campaigns, together with their economic, political and strategic background, are listed and illustrated with colour maps. In addition, the weapons, equipment and techniques used by the SAS are given in full. This A-Z also gives biographies of the leading personalities that have worn the famous winged dagger badge. Generously illustrated.