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A Fighting Retreat

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Hardcover, 586 pages
Published by Not Avail (first published November 1st 1997)
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Neil Aplin
Sep 28, 2016 Neil Aplin rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A world view from 1947-1997 from the perspective of the British Empire from those that were there on the ground. Should be illuminating - hopefully honest, and not jingoistic.

Wonderfully written account, using submissions from those on the ground, of the end of our Empire. And for all the bad press we got at the time, I think we generally acquitted ourselves with honour and dignity.
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Robin Hunter Neillands was a British writer who specialized in travel and military history. He also wrote under several pen names: Robin Hunter, Rob Hunter, Neil Lands and Debbie Hunter.

Neillands served in 45 Commando, Royal Marines in Cyprus and the Middle East. Afterwards, as a salesman for Pan Books, he travelled widely. In Britain, he founded Spur Books and through them published his early tra
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