Damien Lewis

  • Bestselling non-fiction author

    Damien Lewis

    Damien Lewis has spent twenty years reporting from war, disaster and conflict zones around the world. He has written a dozen non-fiction and fiction books, topping bestseller lists worldwide, and is published in some thirty languages. Two of his books are being made into feature films.
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    It's All About Treo

    By Damien Lewis, Damien Lewis, Dave Heyhoe
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    Judy: A Dog in a Million

    By Damien Lewis
    The dog of war whose sixth sense saved hundreds of British livesOne of the most famous animals of the Second World WarThe extraordinary story of the only animal POW held during the Second World War
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    Zero Six Bravo

    By Damien Lewis

    Sunday Times No.1 bestseller.

    They were branded as cowards and accused of being the British Special Forces Squadron that ran away from the Iraqis. But nothing could be further from the truth. Ten years on, the story of these sixty men can finally be told.

    In March 2003 M Squadron - an SBS unit with SAS embeds - was sent 1,000 kilometres behind enemy lines on a true mission impossible, to take the surrender of the 100,000-strong Iraqi Army 5th Corps. From the very start their tasking earned the nickname 'Operation No Return'.

    Caught in a ferocious ambush by thousands of die-hard fanatics from Saddam Hussein's Fedayeen, plus the awesome firepower of the 5th Corps' heavy armour, and with eight of their vehicles bogged in Iraqi swamps, M Squadron launched a desperate bid to escape, inflicting massive damage on their enemies. Running low on fuel and ammunition, outnumbered, outmanoeuvred and outgunned, the elite operators destroyed sensitive kit and prepared for death or capture as the Iraqis closed their deadly trap.

    Zero Six Bravo recounts in vivid and compelling detail the most desperate battle fought by British and allied Special Forces trapped behind enemy lines since World War Two. It is a classic account of elite soldiering that ranks with Bravo Two Zero and the very greatest Special Forces missions of our time.

    The No.1 Sunday Times bestseller. This is the untold true story of the most desperate battle fought by British and allied Special Forces trapped behind enemy lines since World War Two.+ Based on exclusive interviews with the men who went on the mission
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    Churchill's Secret Warriors

    By Damien Lewis
    'A truly astonishing story' Weekend Sport.'An enjoyable, thought-provoking read' Soldier Magazine.'One of the most extraordinary stories of World War II is also one of the least commonly known ... compelling ... an eloquent and welcome tribute to their selfless, sometimes reckless courage - a howitzer of a tale that more people should know about' Brian Viner, Daily Mail.Damien Lewis has spent twenty years reporting from war, disaster and conflict zones around the world. He has written a dozen non-fiction and fiction books, topping bestseller lists worldwide, and is published in some thirty languages. Two of his books are being made into feature films.
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    Kill without mercy, party like there's no tomorrow

    Churchill’s secret band of fearless warriors broke hearts, rules — and the Nazis’ spirit