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Goose Green (Cassell Military Paperbacks)

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Goose Green was the critical land engagement in the Falklands War. This detailed account is based on interviews with the men who fought in the battle, and their commanders. It describes the horrors of a vicious, 14-hour infantry struggle.
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Published January 1st 2007 by Cassell (first published 1992)
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Detailed history of the controversial battle by an outstanding military author. A bit hard to follow if you are not familiar with the NATO-era organization of the British Army and the wider politics of the Falklands/Malvinas Crisis.
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Mark Adkin became a professional soldier in 1956. After leaving the British Army he was one of the last British District officers (in the Gilbert and Ellice Islands) and as the Caribbean Operations Staff Officer he participated in the US invasion of Grenada in 1983. He has written several books on military subjects, including Urgent Fury, Goose Green, Prisoner of the Turnip Heads and The Charge.
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