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The Elite by Ranulph Fiennes

The Elite: The Story of Special Forces - From Ancient Sparta to the War on Terror

Ranulph Fiennes

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Category: History, Non-fiction
Imprint: Simon & Schuster Ltd
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Ltd
Publication date: 17 Oct 2019
ISBN: 9781471156618

Five thousand years of military history. The best elite unites that have fought across the globe. Their story told by acclaimed adventurer and ex-SAS officer, Ranulph Fiennes.

3 stars out of 5
Gerard DeGroot
1 Nov 2019

"There’s far too much Ranulph Fiennes in this morally vacuous account of elite units throughout history"

Fiennes is not interested in troubling nuances that tarnish these “thrilling escapades”. He’s excited at the prospect of President Trump’s Space Force, apparently the next great elite unit. This book will delight those who like their history simple and their heroes shiny.