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The Siege Paperback – 15 May 2014
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The explosive eyewitness account of the Libyan embassy siege, by the soldier who was there.
About the Author
Damien Lewis worked as a war and conflict reporter for major broadcasters, reporting from across Africa, South America, the Middle and Far East, during which time he won numerous awards for his journalism. In 2001 he wrote his first book, which was an international bestseller translated into over thirty languages, and which was made into a film and a stage play. In 2003 he wrote his first book about elite military operations, Operation Certain Death, which was one of the highest selling British works of military non-fiction of 2004. He has since written a number of bestselling books on elite military operations, and he continues to carry out reporting assignments in war zones when not writing.
Sergeant Morgan Jones grew up in the Welsh valleys. He served in the Armys Royal Corps of Signals, a specialist unit wherein soldiers are selected and highly trained, not only in their particular skills, but also in leadership, planning and teamwork. He went on to lead a sixteen-man team in operations in Northern Ireland, the Balkans (three separate tours), Kosovo (twice) and the Falkland Islands. He left the British Army in 2003 to pursue a career on the private military circuit. Between 2005-2007 he managed a twenty-strong security team in Mosul, northern Iraq, working for the US military and State Department. Between 2008-2011, he worked for the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO), USAID and the US State Department in Helmand Province, Afghanistan, as a team leader. In 2011-2012 he ran anti-piracy operations off the Horn of Africa, successfully repulsing three separate pirate attacks on vessels. From February 2012 to September 2012 he was the Project Manager for the security of the US Embassy in Benghazi, Libya. He continues to work on the circuit, and is presently Security Manager for an oilrig off the coast of Iraq.
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