SAS Rogue Heroes

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Tom Baker was granted early access to a new BBC series in which Peaky Blinders meets Inglourious Basterds in a gripping retelling of the genesis of modernday special forces

SAS ROGUE HEROES DEPICTS THE TUMULTUOUS EARLY DAYS OF THE SAS SEAN
HARWOOD REID/BBC

Stuka dive bombers strafe a column of fleeing men. Choking dust and detritus rises up high in the air. Machine guns chatter as screams, shrieks and an engulfing atmosphere of carnage mask the beleaguered defenders of Tobruk. Yet, among them, a young lieutenant heeds the venerable words of a Sandhurst instructor:

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