Ewen Southby-Tailyour is a retired senior Royal Marine officer who played a leading role in the Falklands War. Among his previously published works are Reasons in Writing, Blondie - The Life of Commando Blondie Haslar of Cockershall Heroes fame and HMS Fearless (all with Pen and Sword).
Though Hue's mission was fraught with difficulty - he missed his landing site, his secret base camp became the site of a pitch battle and a band of Cossacks tried to hunt him down - he knew that thousands of lives depended on his success or failure . . .