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Old 12-08-2012, 01:27 AM   #101
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Killed in action, 27 January 1991...Sergeant Vincent (Vince) David Phillips,patrol 2IC, MM... former Royal Army Ordnance Corps... a nineteen year veteran of the British Armed Forces, and eight year veteran of the Special Air Service...Age 36...
Killed in action, 27 January 1991...Trooper Robert (Bob) Gaspare Consiglio, MM, Born/13.4.1966 ...Switzerland...
Killed in action, 27 January 1991...Trooper Steven John "Legs" Lane, MM ... former Lance Corporal of 9 Parachute Squadron, Royal Engineers and former Parachute Regiment...



British Army SAS patrol, Bravo Two Zero is deployed in Iraq during the Gulf War...All but one of eight members are killed or captured...On the night of "22/23" January, the patrol were transported into Iraqi airspace by a RAF Chinook helicopter...Coburn's version of events, Soldier Five, partially supports McNab's version of events (specifically the presence of one armoured personnel carrier) and describes being fired upon by a "12.7" mm DShK heavy machine gun and numerous Iraqi soldiers...Ryan(former "23"(R) SAS) later estimated that he fired "70" rounds during the incident...(SOP) state that in the case of an emergency or no radio contact the patrol should return to their original infiltration point, where a helicopter would land briefly every 24 hours...It Was later revealed that this was due to an illness suffered by the pilot, while en route, necessitating his abandoning his mission on this occasion...

3 Minimis and 2 M16/M203s...66 mm LAW rocket...PRC 319 HF patrol radio...MacGown walked with the goatherd for about four hours...5 imp gal ("23"l) jerry can of water...They were last held at 'Father of Raven', or 'Place of Ravens before their release...one decides to follow a goat-herder...
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ITV produced a one-off dramatic version of Ryan's book, also titled The One That Got Away, in 1 996. The film starred Paul McGann as 'Ryan', and was directed by Paul Greengrass, director of the television drama Bloody Sunday, and the feature films United 93, The Bourne Supremacy and The Bourne Ultimatum...In 2003, the TV-series JAG ran an episode...
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In 2002, Channel 4 aired Asher's documentary (which accompanied his book), also titled The Real Bravo Two Zero directed and produced by Gavin Searle...
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