Author(s): Hazel Flynn
110 incredible true stories torn from the pages of history.
From Ancient Greece to the hunt and killing of Bin Laden, here are incredible acts of bravery, courage and derring-do that have in one fell swoop changed the world.
Missions Impossible: Extraordinary Stories of Daring and Courage is a fascinating encyclopedia of 110 such stories from around the world. More than 300 photographs and illustrations highlight the brief text, which describes the events chronologically. A summary list notes the Date, Location, Objective, and Forces or People involved. A timeline and maps together show the events step by step.
These are the stories burned in our memory, but do we know what really happened? And the incredible courage they took? The stories include:
Age of Heroism
Age of Subterfuge
Age of Derring- Do
Age of Dirty Tricks
The Age of Terror
This is an exciting book for readers of war, history, and espionage.