Storming Flight 181: Gsg 9 And The Mogadishu Hijack 1977 by Chris McnabStorming Flight 181: Gsg 9 And The Mogadishu Hijack 1977 by Chris Mcnab

Storming Flight 181: Gsg 9 And The Mogadishu Hijack 1977

byChris McnabIllustratorHoward Gerrard

Paperback | April 19, 2011

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In 1977, Lufthansa Flight 181 was hijacked by terrorists and flown to Mogadishu, Somalia. Once landed, members of the German special missions group, GSG-9, stormed the plane, killing three of the terrorists and wounding the fourth, while successfully avoiding any major harm to the hostages. This book details the backgrounds of both GSG-9 and the hijackers and offers a detailed analysis of the planning and execution of the mission, codenamed Operation Feuerzauber (Fire Magic), one of the most audacious special forces operations of modern times.
Chris McNab has published more than 30 titles on history, military history, weapon systems and survival, including two titles for Osprey - Tools of Violence (2008) and Deadly Force (2009) - and other works such as Twentieth-Century Small Arms (2001), The Encyclopedia of Combat Techniques (2002), Fallschirmjäger - German Paratroopers of...
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Title:Storming Flight 181: Gsg 9 And The Mogadishu Hijack 1977Format:PaperbackDimensions:80 pages, 9.61 × 6.14 × 0.31 inPublished:April 19, 2011Publisher:Bloomsbury USALanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1849083762

ISBN - 13:9781849083768

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