'Rose is shrewd and coruscating on America's (and Britain's) mistaken assumptions and tactical stupidity in Iraq...' (Rod Liddle THE SUNDAY TIMES
'My only regret about this lucid, elegantly written history, is that Rose didn't write it sooner.' (David Robinson THE SCOTSMAN
The story of how George Washington beat the British out of America - and how Iraqi insurgents are now using the same tactics to push the Americans out of Iraq
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About the Author
General Sir Michael Rose KCB CBE DSO QGM was commissioned into the Coldstream Guards in 1964 and served with the SAS in Malaya and Oman. He commanded the 22nd SAS Regiment (1979-82) during the London Iranian Embassy siege and the Falkland Islands War. From January 1994 to January 1995 he assumed command of the UN Protection Force in Bosnia after which he became Adjutant General and a member of the Army Board. Now retired from the Army, he writes and lectures on peace-keeping and leadership.