Author: Macey, Ed
Edition: 2nd Edition
Publication Date: 2009
Cover: Soft Cover without Dust Jacket – 374 pages
Comments: This is the first book to come from the cockpit of the most sophisticated fighting helicopter the world has ever known. Designed in the mid 1980s to take on the Soviets, these machines have proven themselves as the perfect tool for combat in Afghanistan.
Ed Macy’s account of the incredibly hard Apache selection process, tougher than that of the SAS, combined with his description of the sheer difficulty of flying one of these helicopters provides a fascinating insight into the relationship between man and machine fighting in the toughest conditions imaginable.
Taking the reader right to the heart of the war in Afghanistan, ′Apache′ offers an unprecedented degree of proximity to the action and horror that troops in the region are faced with on a daily basis. Gripping from the first page to the last, it is utterly compelling and impossible to put down.