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Geraghty, Tony

Overview
Works: 35 works in 125 publications in 2 languages and 4,655 library holdings
Genres: History  Military history  Pictorial works  Fiction 
Classifications: UA659.S67, 941.60824
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Most widely held works by Tony Geraghty
March or die : a new history of the French Foreign Legion by Tony Geraghty ( Book )
12 editions published between 1986 and 2001 in English and held by 829 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Describes the origins of the Legion, recounts combat experiences, and includes profiles of notable legionnaires
Soldiers of fortune : a history of the mercenary in modern warfare by Tony Geraghty ( Book )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 750 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
From the Publisher: The freelance solider, or mercenary, whether fighting for money or reputation or an adopted cause, has always been a fascinating and controversial phenomenon. Now, as a result of the situations in Iraq and Afghanistan, he has become not simply a mercenary but a vital part of modern and privatized warfare. For some, he is a heroic figure, doing the work governments are too squeamish to admit to; for others, he is a bloodthirsty killer. In Tony Geraghty's starling history, he sheds new light on their activities, which has until now been shrouded in secrecy. Many of the soldiers have spoken to the author about their experiences for the first time, revealing details of operations that have never before been reported in the media
Black ops : the rise of special forces in the C.I.A, the S.A.S, and Mossad by Tony Geraghty ( Book )
5 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 744 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After eight challenging years in Afghanistan, the new U.S. strategy, aimed at winning hearts and minds rather than search-and-destroy, refocuses the conflict on Special Forces: unorthodox soldiers who work outside of traditional military forces to combine secret military operations with nation building. Tony Geraghty, an expert author in this field for almost thirty years, unveils the evolution of this refined style of war-making from its roots in anti-guerrilla warfare in Ireland and Palestine, by way of the creation of the CIA, the SAS, the Green Berets, America's Office of Strategic Services (OSS), and many others. Israel's Special Forces, including Mossad, are an organic part of the same coherent history, and their story is narrated here for the first time. This is more than a tale of derring-do, it is a sweeping examination of Black Ops at a time when they represent the future of an open-ended global war against terrorism.--From publisher description
The Irish War : the hidden conflict between the IRA and British Intelligence by Tony Geraghty ( Book )
5 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In the late 1960s, as the civil unrest in Northern Ireland turned from agitation and street violence to practiced urban warfare, the British government responded with increasingly sophisticated countermeasures, including military force. Both sides played down their intentions: the IRA took cover in democratic protests and the British claimed to be successfully containing civil unrest. Yet behind the scenes both were developing the strategy and technology of a full-fledged war." "In The Irish War military veteran and historian Tony Geraghty reveals the sinister patterns of action and reaction in this domestic conflict. Drawing on public and covert sources, as well as interviews with members of British intelligence, the security forces, and the Irish Republican Army, he brings to light the disturbing inner workings of an organized terrorist group and its military opposition. Tracing the roots of the Northern Ireland Troubles from the greatly mythologized Battle of the Boyne in 1690, The Irish War shows how the battle expanded to embrace forms of surveillance, interrogation, chemical analysis, and electronic eavesdropping, all of which carried dangerous implications for the population at large."--BOOK JACKET
The Irish War by Tony Geraghty ( Book )
15 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It is a history of England's ruthless aggression against her small Catholic neighbour and that tiny island's utter determination to oust the bullying intruder
This is the SAS : a pictorial history of the Special Air Service Regiment by Tony Geraghty ( Book )
6 editions published between 1982 and 1983 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Who dares win : the story of the Special Air Service, 1950-1980 by Tony Geraghty ( Book )
13 editions published between 1980 and 1981 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Guns for hire : the inside story of freelance soldiering by Tony Geraghty ( Book )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Andre søgeord: Lejesoldater ; Afrika ; Amerika ; Kroatien ; Irak
The bullet-catchers : bodyguards and the world of close protection by Tony Geraghty ( Book )
5 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bodyguards and the protection world
Beyond the frontline : the untold exploits of Britain's most daring Cold War spy mission by Tony Geraghty ( Book )
4 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Who dares wins : the story of the SAS, 1950-1992 by Tony Geraghty ( Book )
8 editions published between 1981 and 2002 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Who dares wins : the story of the Special Air Service, 1950-1992 by Tony Geraghty ( Book )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Who dares wins : the Special Air Service, 1950 to the Falklands by Tony Geraghty ( Book )
2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Brixmis : the untold exploits of Britain's most daring Cold War spy mission by Tony Geraghty ( Book )
6 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Freefall factor by Tony Geraghty ( Book )
3 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and German and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Inside the Special Air Service by Tony Geraghty ( Book )
3 editions published between 1980 and 1981 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Who dares wins : the story of the Special Air Service, 1950-1982 by Tony Geraghty ( Book )
3 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Inside the SAS by Tony Geraghty ( Book )
2 editions published between 1982 and 1983 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The inside story of freelance soldiering by Tony Geraghty ( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The bestselling author of Who Dares Wins now uncovers the secret world of the freelance soldier
Leibwächter : die Geschichte eines selbstmörderischen Berufes by Tony Geraghty ( Book )
1 edition published in 1991 in German and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Geraghty, Tony, 1932-
ジェラティー, トニー
Languages
English (103)
German (2)
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