C.Q.B.: Close Quarter Battle

Author(s): Mike Curtis

Vietnam War

Mike Curtis, a former coal miner and likely Welsh rugby international, served with 2 Para in the Falklands before going on to join the SAS. In this book Curtis, describes his gruelling experiences in the Falklands and some of his SAS operations.


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A breathtakingly exciting SAS autobiography packed with incident and drama.

"Well paced, tightly written... an excellent book... genuinely outsanding" Daily Mail

Born and bred in the valleys, Mike Curtis followed his schoolmates down the pit at the age of sixteen. He decided, however, to break the mould and applied to join the Parachute Regiment in 1979. Enlisted in 2 Para, he served in Northern Ireland and then went out to the Falkland Islands. He joined the SAS in 1986.

General Fields

  • : 9780552144650SECA
  • : Transworld Publishers Limited
  • : Corgi
  • : November 1998
  • : 178mm X 105mm X 31mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : English
  • : 356/.167/092 B
  • : 544
  • : 16pp colour & b&w photographs
  • : Mike Curtis
  • : Paperback