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By Will Laidlaw

In might 2011 after a Mediterranean workout to end up 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 struggle 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 adverse territory.  In variety to Gaddafi’s able air and land forces as soon as in sight of the coast, that they had to struggle their method into Libya, whole their project, evading deadly flooring fireplace, ahead of the dangerous go back to Ocean. Flying good in the succeed in of Libya’s cutting-edge 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 military pilots who performed an important position within the NATO led crusade. regardless of battling the easiest armed enemy British aircrew have confronted in generations, they defied the percentages and survived.  Vividly conveying the joys and worry of flying the Apache in wrestle at sea and over enemy-held terrain, this can be an unforgettable and detailed first-hand account.

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