While many books have been written on the Falklands War, the role of the Gurkhas has been largely neglected. This is much more than a personal account. Thanks to extensive research, drawing on both British and Argentine sources, this fine book is both an accurate and vivid record of the invaluable contribution of these legendary and fearless fighters to the success of the campaign.About the Author:
Mike Seear served as a platoon commander with the Gurkhas and deployed with them to the Falklands. Now retired he lives in Norway, working in the civil aviation industry.
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Descripción Pen & Sword Books, 2003. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería P110850529166
Descripción Pen & Sword Books, 2003. Estado de conservación: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Regarded bv many as the world's finest infantry soidiers. the fiercesome reputation of these Nepalese troops for blood-thirsty aggression and stealth put real fear into the Argentine troops. They sailed with 5th Infantry Brigade on the QE 2 and played a key role in the surrender of the occupiers. Written by one of their officers, this book provides a unique insight into a fighting force surrounded by mystique. Nº de ref. de la librería ABE_book_new_0850529166