The real story of Britain's war in Iraq has never been told - until now.
The book the MoD doesn't want you to read' - Daily Mail
Soon after British and American forces invaded Iraq they faced an insurgency that was almost impossible to understand, let alone reverse.
Facing defeat, the Coalition waged a hidden war within a war. Major-General Stan McChrystal devised a campaign fusing special forces, aircraft, and the latest surveillance technology with the aim of taking down the enemy faster than it could regenerate. Guided by intelligence, a small British special forces team met the car bombers' fire with fire and accounted for thousands of insurgents.
A ground-breaking, often chilling account . . . remarkable - Sunday Times
The book the MoD doesn't want you to read - Daily Mail
With unparalleled access to sources inside the SAS itself, Urban paints a picture of how our finest fighting men could be truly effective . . . An essential record of a remarkable military period - The Times