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By Will Laidlaw

In may perhaps 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 move 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 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 means into Libya, entire their challenge, evading deadly floor hearth, sooner than the unsafe go back to Ocean. Flying good in the achieve of Libya’s state of the art flooring to air guns, the Apaches made nightly raids at extremely low-level in the back of enemy lines. Apache Over Libya describes the reports of 8 military and Royal army pilots who performed an important function within the NATO led crusade. regardless of battling 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 specific first-hand account.

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