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By Will Laidlaw

In may possibly 2011 after a Mediterranean workout to turn out the Apache’s skill to paintings ship-borne, HMS Ocean and her embarked Apache assault helicopters from 656 Squadron, military Air Corps have been approximately to go domestic. however the civil warfare in Libya and the NATO air crusade intervened. a couple of days later the writer and his fellow Apache pilots and crewmen have been in motion at evening over adversarial territory.  In diversity to Gaddafi’s able air and land forces as soon as in sight of the coast, that they had to struggle their approach into Libya, entire their challenge, evading deadly flooring hearth, prior to the harmful go back to Ocean. Flying good in the succeed in of Libya’s state of the art flooring to air guns, the Apaches made nightly raids at extremely low-level at the back of enemy lines. Apache Over Libya describes the stories of 8 military and Royal army pilots who performed an important position within the NATO led crusade. regardless of combating the easiest armed enemy British aircrew have confronted in generations, they defied the chances and survived.  Vividly conveying the joys and worry of flying the Apache in strive against at sea and over enemy-held terrain, this is often an unforgettable and certain first-hand account.

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