TITLE

DEATH AT THEIR FINGERTIPS

AUTHOR(S)
DAMIEN LEWIS
PUB. DATE
February 2013
SOURCE
Daily Mail;2/ 1/2013, p38
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
WITH his televised account of his life as an Apache helicopter pilot in Afghanistan, Prince Harry has run into flak for a supposedly cavalier attitude to his front-line job. But do the flyers of the Army Air Corps ever kill enemy fighters without careful consideration? As this extract from a book telling the inside story of the men of 622 Squadron shows, they are painfully aware of the awesome power at their disposal. The Prince's squadron of Apaches was first deployed to Helmand Province in 2007 and subsequently the men who flew into combat under the call-sign 'Ugly' � the same as Harry's � volunteered their accounts to author DAMIEN LEWIS. Here he describes one dramatic mission � and its aftermath ...
ACCESSION #
85203931

 

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