A Special Kind of Courage: 321 EOD Squadron Battling the Bombers

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9780413775672: A Special Kind of Courage: 321 EOD Squadron Battling the Bombers
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The most decorated unit in the British Army 321 Squadron was posted to Northern Ireland to provide bomb disposal expertise. It has attended 50,000 bomb scares, and it is impossible to estimate the number of lives saved by its work. This is a story of incredible human courage, describing the pioneering counterterrorist techniques that have made the squadron so admired.

Chris Ryder is a writer and journalist. He lives in Belfast.

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Chris Ryder is a writer and journalist who was Northern Ireland correspondent for the Daily Telegraph and the Sunday Times. His books include 'Drumcree: The Orange Order's Last Stand', and 'Inside the Maze: The Untold Story of the Northern Ireland Prison Service'. He lives in Belfast.

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"'Incredible tales of heroism in the face of absolute danger. A thrilling read.' Western Mail (Cardiff) * 'This remarkable book stands testimony to an inspirational record of public service' Lt. Gen. Sir Alastair Irwin, GOC Northern Ireland 2002-2003 * 'Chris Ryder's book is a fitting and important tribute to men and women whose raw courage became second nature but must never be taken for granted or forgotten' Newsletter (Northern Ireland) * 'Ryder has a vast knowledge of the Northern Ireland conflict and brings it to bear with unusual clarity' The Times"

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