Book Description: The British Armyâ€™s SASâ€”the Special Air Serviceâ€”is recognized as one of the worldâ€™s premier special operations units. During the Gulf War, deep behind Iraqi lines, an SAS team was compromised. A fierce firefight ensued, and the eight men were forced to run for their lives. Only one, Chris Ryan, escaped captureâ€”by walking nearly 180 miles through the desert for a week. The One That Got Away is his breathtaking story of extraordinary courage under fire, of narrow escapes, of highly trained soldiers struggling against the most adverse of conditions, and, above all, of one manâ€™s courageous refusal to lie down and die.