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SAS Great Escapes

'SAS Great Escapes' book cover

Join bestselling author Damien Lewis in this online event as he recounts the stories of seven incredible escapes made by SAS soldiers during the Second World War.

Immerse yourself in gripping accounts of unbelievable endurance, breath-taking nerve, audacious disguise and total mayhem as ‘Sunday Times’ No 1 bestselling author Damien Lewis launches his new book, 'SAS Great Escapes', exclusively with the National Army Museum. 

Explore seven incredible escapes made by Second World War heroes serving in the world’s most famous fighting force, the Special Air Service. 

Each story is a nail-biting ride that reveals these soldiers at their very best and their most vulnerable. Through their experiences, Lewis demonstrates how the SAS evolved as a unit during the Second World War, becoming the world’s premier escape and evasion force, working alongside MI9.

Damien Lewis is a 'Sunday Times' No 1 bestselling author whose books have been translated into 40 languages. For 20 years, he worked for the world’s major broadcasters, reporting from war, disaster and conflict zones around the globe and winning numerous awards. Several of his books are being made into feature films and TV drama series.

'SAS Great Escapes' continues his iconic Second World War elite forces series: 'Churchill’s Secret Warriors', 'SAS Nazi Hunters', 'SAS Ghost Patrol', 'SAS Italian Job', 'SAS Shadow Raiders' and 'SAS Band of Brothers'. 

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