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Cold War soldier : life on the front lines of the Cold War

Author: Terry Burke
Publisher: Toronto : Dundurn, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The danger of participating in live fire exercises, the realism of NATO manoeuvres in Western Europe, the sordid behaviour of soldiers on leave in Amsterdam, and a Christmas spent in a military prison are all described in detail in this graphic picture of military life at the height of the Cold War.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biographies
Biography
History
Named Person: Terry Burke
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Terry Burke
ISBN: 9781459700826 1459700821 9781554889600 155488960X
OCLC Number: 742181240
Description: 1 online resource (182 pages) : illustrations, portraits, digital file
Contents: Sheep shit and cherry stones --
House mouse or shack rat --
Of mice and men --
The perils of peanut butter and jam --
Is there any such thing as a dumb question? --
Soaring with the eagles in Sennelager --
The happy gang --
... And miles to go before we sleep --
My home in Amsterdam --
"Merry Christmas- quick march!" --
Dating in sign language --
Good luck or good leadership? --
A house is not a fome.
Responsibility: written by Terry "Stoney" Burke.
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The danger of participating in live fire exercises, the realism of NATO manoeuvres in Western Europe, the sordid behaviour of soldiers on leave in Amsterdam, and a Christmas spent in a military prison are all described in detail in this graphic picture of military life at the height of the Cold War.

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