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Immediate Response

Mark Hammond


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PUBLISHED: 18th March 2010
ISBN: 9780141039046
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Major Mark Hammond was awarded the DFC, which ranks third after the VC, for remarkable feats in Afghanistan in his Chinook helicopter. Three times on the night of 6 September 2006 he flew into hostile zones to pick up injured soldiers. This title presents an account of the combat and provides readers with insights on the brutal realities of war.
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  • Paperback
    $19.99
PUBLISHED: 18th March 2010
ISBN: 9780141039046
ANNOTATION:
Major Mark Hammond was awarded the DFC, which ranks third after the VC, for remarkable feats in Afghanistan in his Chinook helicopter. Three times on the night of 6 September 2006 he flew into hostile zones to pick up injured soldiers. This title presents an account of the combat and provides readers with insights on the brutal realities of war.

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Major Mark Hammond was awarded the DFC, which ranks third after the VC, for remarkable feats in Afghanistan in his Chinook helicopter. Three times on the night of 6 September 2006 he flew into hostile zones to pick up injured soldiers. This title presents an account of the combat and provides readers with insights on the brutal realities of war.

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of aviation fuel and cordite.

Author Biography

Major Mark Hammond joined the Royal Marines in 1989. After specializing as a pilot, he flew Gazelle and Lynx helicopters for 3 Commando Brigade Air Squadron and, subsequently, 847 Naval Air Squadron. After a tour in America with the US Marine Corps flying Cobra attack helicopters, he now flies the Chinook HC2 on exchange with the RAF. He took part in the 2003 assault on Iraq's Al-Fawr Peninsula and was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross in Afghanistan in 2006.

Product Details

Author
Mark Hammond
Year
2010
ISBN-10
0141039043
ISBN-13
9780141039046
Media
Book
Format
Paperback
Pages
336
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
16pp colour photographic inset
Publication Date
2010-03-18
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd
Short Title
IMMEDIATE RESPONSE MARK HAMMON
Language
English
Residence
US
Series
The Centenary Collection
Subtitle
The Centenary Collection