Jon Hunt

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How do you counter your own weapon system when it's turned against you? The Falklands War posed just this problem. January 1982 and the Exocet sea skimming missile is a killer. The British should know, they co-developed it with the French. However, the Argentinians have them as well.

Marcel Bertrand, a French missile expert, is recruited to help them. On April 2, 1982, Argentina invades the Falklands. Soon after, Lieutenant Jon Hunt flies his Lynx helicopter from HMS Prometheus with a Special Forces team to covertly infiltrate the Argentinian Air base at Rio Grande. His mission is to persuade Marcel, who has been kept in the dark about the invasion, to agree to work for them. Once Jon explains the truth about the invasion, Marcel and his girlfriend Maria agree to help and manage to modify the missiles warheads with a software update so that they won't explode.

As the war heats up, Argentina desperately tries to make their missiles more effective, and the British try just as desperately to develop countermeasures. While down south, Jon Hunt discovers what it's really like to fly in combat. Eventually, Marcel and Maria find themselves in the Islands just as the British are closing in. A rescue attempt to get them out is led by Jon which culminates in a desperate encounter in the mountains surrounding Port Stanley, just as the final fight for the Islands takes place around them.

This novel is based on the personal experiences of the author and many true stories that have never been fully told before. This is the first in a series of modern naval adventures, following the career of Lieutenant Jonathon Hunt through the turbulent modern military times of the last three decades.

©2013 Larry Jeram-Croft (P)2015 Larry Jeram-Croft
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  • Volume 1 de la série

    • Sea Skimmer

    • The Untold Story of the Falklands War
    • De : Larry Jeram-Croft
    • Lu par : Larry Jeram-Croft
    • Durée : 8 h et 51 min
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    This novel is based on the personal experiences of the author and many true stories that have never been fully told before. This is the first in a series of modern naval adventures, following the career of Lieutenant Jonathon Hunt through the turbulent modern military times of the last three decades.

    Prix : 19,76 €

  • Volume 2 de la série

    • The Caspian Monster

    • De : Larry Jeram-Croft
    • Lu par : Larry Jeram-Croft
    • Durée : 8 h et 3 min
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    Lieutenant Jonathon Hunt (Sea Skimmer) has been appointed to a commando helicopter squadron operating in Northern Norway. It is the height of the Cold War, and the Soviets have discovered a secret NATO submarine listening station hidden in the Arctic ice. They would like to do something about it but cannot come up with a method of attack until they decide on the use of an Ekranoplan. This massive machine known to NATO as the "Caspian Monster" can get them in and out fast enough to give them the deniability they need.

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  • Volume 3 de la série

    • Cocaine

    • Jon Hunt 03
    • De : Larry Jeram-Croft
    • Lu par : Larry Jeram-Croft
    • Durée : 8 h et 18 min
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    America is being flooded with drugs, and the US Coast Guard can't find out why. HMS Chester is in the Caribbean conducting trials and is tasked to aid a new anti-drugs task force. Helicopter pilot Lieutenant Commander Jonathon Hunt and his observer, Brian Pearce, become involved when it is decided that the war needs to be taken to the enemy.

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  • Volume 4 de la série

    • Arapaho

    • Jon Hunt, Book 4
    • De : Larry Jeram-Croft
    • Lu par : Larry Jeram-Croft
    • Durée : 8 h et 41 min
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    Beirut, a city in chaos. After their embassy is bombed, the British decide on a full evacuation and call on the newly formed 844 Naval Air Squadron of Sea King helicopters, led by Lieutenant Commander Jonathon Hunt, to conduct the operation. Embarking on the experimental Royal Fleet Auxiliary "Arapaho", the squadron almost complete their dangerous task when Jon Hunt's aircraft is shot down and he is taken hostage.

    Prix : 17,91 €

  • Volume 5 de la série

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    Couverture de Glasnost
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