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Forward into Hell.

Author: Vincent Bramley
Publisher: Chicago : John Blake, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Forward Into Hell, written by a soldier from the ranks, is a candid account of the bloody battle for Mount Longdon during the Falklands War. Vincent Bramley describes in shocking detail the 12 hours of brutal man-to-man combat that it took before the Third Battalion Parachute Regiment were able to take the mountain from the Argentine forces. He exposes the effects that the fear of dying and the reality of killing  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Interviews
Personal narratives
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Bramley, Vince.
Forward into Hell.
Chicago : John Blake, ©2011
Named Person: Vincent Bramley; Vincent Bramley
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Vincent Bramley
ISBN: 9781843586647 1843586649 9781843586449 1843586444
OCLC Number: 745865737
Description: 1 online resource (321 pages)
Contents: Cover; Copyright; Dedication; Preface; Preface; Acknowledgements; Acknowledgements; Glossary; Glossary; Contents; 1 'On the bus, off the bus'; 2 Everybody Loves a Soldier; 3 Talk about War; 4 The Green Light; 5 Welcome to San Carlos; 6 Aerial Overture; 7 Donkeys; 8 'Knocking on the door'; 9 Sore Feet; 10 A Waiting Game; 11 'Gents, this is it'; 12 Exchange of Fire; 13 On Longdon; 14 Nothing Personal; 15 Forward into Hell; 16 The Quality of Mercy; 17 Personal Losses; 18 'Don't get bitter'; 19 Para Support; 20 First into Stanley; 21 Spoils of War; 22 Remembering the Dead; 23 A Friendly Riot. 24 A Different Kind of War25 Postscript; 26 Afterword: Nightmares.

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Forward Into Hell, written by a soldier from the ranks, is a candid account of the bloody battle for Mount Longdon during the Falklands War. Vincent Bramley describes in shocking detail the 12 hours of brutal man-to-man combat that it took before the Third Battalion Parachute Regiment were able to take the mountain from the Argentine forces. He exposes the effects that the fear of dying and the reality of killing have on the ordinary soldier during the heat of battle. He tells how some men went AWOL, how others (including him) faced their fears and confronted the enemy, and how some went on a.

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