Then in january 1972 intelligence reached Whitehall that British Honduras – now Belize – was threatened with imminent invasion. To defend the colony Britain’s response would have to be immediate. And “Ark Royal” offered the only effective means of preventing the little Central American country being overrun by battle-hardened US-trained Guatemalan paratroops. But first the old carrier would have to endure a high-speed. 1500 mile dash across the Atlantic towards the Guld of Mexico. Only then would it be possible to excecute audacious, record-breaking plan to launch a pair of Buccaneers on an extraordinary and unprecedented long-range mission. It was an operation loaded with difficulty and danger.- Uindbundet. – Illustreret. – 407 sider. – Pænt eksemplar.