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The Paras 1940-84: British Airborne Forces, 1940-84 (Elite) Paperback – 27 Sep 1984

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  • Paperback: 64 pages
  • Publisher: Osprey Publishing (27 Sept. 1984)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0850455731
  • ISBN-13: 978-0850455731
  • Product Dimensions: 18.5 x 0.3 x 24.7 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars 3 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 629,153 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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About the Author

Gregor Ferguson was born in 1956 in Lanarkshire, the son of a former paratrooper, and himself served for three years in the 10th (Volunteer) Bn. The Parachute Regiment. He served in a rifle company and in the battalion Intelligence Cell, before leaving the Territorial Army due to an ankle injury. A professional journalist, he has contributed many articles to military publications, and is currently the editor of two international defence magazines specialising in Third World military matters. He has a long-standing interest in special forces and irregular organisations. Gregor Ferguson is married, and lives in south London.

Kevin Lyles is a talented illustrator of 20th century military subjects. He has illustrated several books for Osprey over the years.


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