The SAS mission conducted behind Iraqi lines is one of the most talked about stories of courage and survival in modern warfare. Of the eight members of the SAS regiment who set off, only one escaped capture. This is his story. Here, Chris Ryan has also written an introduction detailing the aftermath of his extraordinary experience; how the former members of the patrol have fallen out and revealing documentary evidence that settles once and for all what really happened on that fateful mission. This edition also includes photographs censored at the time of the original publication.