The Paras: Portugal’s First Elite Force

Author: John P. Cann ISBN: 9781911512486 Format: PB Extent: 72 pp Price: £16.95 Publication: January 2017 Publisher: Helion and Company (Casemate)   Portuguese paratroopers or “paras” began as a stepchild of the army and found a home in the Portuguese Air Force...

Portuguese Commandos

Author: John P. Cann ISBN: 9781911096320 Format: PB Extent: 104 pp Price: £19,95 Publication: December 2016 Publisher: Helion & Co. (Casemate) Feared Insurgent Hunters, 1961-1974 During the 13-year insurgency (1961–74) in Portuguese Africa, more than 800,000 men...

The Fuzileiros

  Author: John P Cann ISBN: 9781910777640 Format: PB Extent: 72 pp Price: £16,95 Publication: January 2016 Publisher: Helion and Company In 1961, Portugal found itself fighting a war to retain its colonial possessions and preserve the remnants of its Empire. It...