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Squaddie : a soldier's story

Author: Steven McLaughlin
Publisher: Edinburgh : Mainstream, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From the harsh realities of basic training to the post-war chaos of an Iraq in meltdown and the knife-edge tension of a Northern Ireland conflict in its dying days, Squaddie takes us to a place not advertised in army recruitment brochures. It exposes the grim reality of everyday soldiering for the 'grunts on the ground'. After the tragic death of his elder brother Damian, and in the dark days following the 11  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Steven McLaughlin
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steven McLaughlin
ISBN: 1845961455 9781845961459
OCLC Number: 68767984
Description: 318 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Steven McLaughlin.

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Ranging from the realities of basic training to post-war chaos in Iraq and tension in Northern Ireland, this book presents an account of army life. It talks about the fears and anxieties that the  Read more...

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"The British Jarhead ... I'd like the entire MoD to read Steven McLaughlin's book" -- Vicki Woods Daily Telegraph "A candid look at life for the average enlisted soldier ... offers a powerful insight Read more...

 
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