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Special Boat Squadron



Not by strength but by guile.

Only since the Falklands campaign have the initials SBS become known to the public.

Yet this clandestine formation of Britain’s armed forces has been in existence since the Second World War.

Barrie Pitt, who himself served with the SBS, describes how the it came into being in 1941.

How they fought with distinction in the Aegean, where one of their exploits inspired The Guns of Navarone.

How they earned rapport in the Adriatic, in Greece and in Italy.

How the SBS was…

Special Boat Squadron

Author : Barrie Pitt  |  Pub Date : 1983  |  Publisher : Century

ISBN 10 : STANFORD:36105081609484
ISBN 13 :

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Sbs The Invisible Raiders

Author : James D. Ladd  |  Pub Date : 1983  |  Publisher :

ISBN 10 : LCCN:83043305
ISBN 13 :

Describes Britain's premier seaborne "special force."..



Phillip Warner S B S The Special Boat Squadron

Author : Phillip Warner  |  Pub Date : 2014-06-06  |  Publisher : Class Publishing

ISBN 10 : 1859594670
ISBN 13 : 9781859594674

The Special Boat Squadron, or SBS, is one of the most admired, respected and feared Special Forces units in the world. The date of the formation of the SBS is a matter of some deba..



First Into Action

Author : Duncan Falconer  |  Pub Date : 2010-09-02  |  Publisher : Sphere

ISBN 10 : 9780748122202
ISBN 13 : 0748122206

The SBS was first into battle a month before the SAS in the Falklands War and again in the Gulf War, yet hitherto it is the SAS that has had by far the higher profile. The SBS draw..



The Filibusters

Author : John Lodwick  |  Pub Date : 1947  |  Publisher :

ISBN 10 : IND:32000010041418
ISBN 13 :

The Story of the Special Boat Service which operated in the Mediterranean during the Second World War...




Author :  |  Pub Date : 1949  |  Publisher :

ISBN 10 : OCLC:745064581
ISBN 13 :

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