I’m working on the next volume of my autobiography… FIA Again I’m going to begin from the day I left the SBS and the phone call that changed my life. I spent over 25 years in the most challenging places on the planet, a lot of hostile places. Many of them conflict zones. I had […]
Blast from the Past
Letter to The Daily Telegraph Duncan Falconer | 29 October 2020 SIR – Mark Almond (Comment October 27) is right in his assessment of the potential for shipjacking. Years spent in the Special Boat Service (SBS) planning how to board ships, with the purpose of retaking them from terrorists, showed me how easy it is.
When I was with 14 Int in Northern Ireland back in the day (re First Into Action) I was flying over a lake in a small helicopter coming back from a task when I saw what appeared to be an aircraft in the lake. I asked the pilot to take a closer look and indeed
When I started posting my newsletters in 2005 it was necessary to disguise or omit specific details. Now, however, I can fill in the blanks in some of my older letters – although there are some which will still have to wait. Who’s killing who? First reported : February 7 Iraq 2005 The elections in