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Hugh McManners

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After 18 years in the British Army including serving in the Falklands War with the SBS, Hugh became a non-fiction author and television producer. He was the Defence Correspondent of The Sunday Times from 1995 -2000.
As well as writing books, Hugh is the Director of The Scars of War Foundation at the University of Oxford, a pioneering medical research team examining the cognitive neuroscience of combat-related PTSD and brain injury in war veterans.
Hugh says: "I'm a campaigner and enthusiast; and try to be entertaining with it.
Having written a wide variety of non-fiction books, I'm now having a go at fiction - a "military historical thriller" about the Falklands War of 1982. Publishers always want to know "which bookstore shelf will this oc
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Hugh McManners I've never had it. Probably because I only write when I have something I need to say, and have usually spent quite a bit of time thinking about it.
Hugh McManners Opening up fresh understandings and perspectives to my readers - if I can!!
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The Backpacker's Handbook

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Forgotten Voices of the Fal...

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Ultimate Special Forces

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Falklands Commando

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Hiking

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The Scars Of War

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Outdoor Survival Guide

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The Daily Mail has published a leaked story about the Royal Navy’s nuclear missile submarine HMS Valiant.  The Mail talks of it as a “party boat”, with cocaine use and illicit sex.


One can imagine the gleeful enthusiasm with which the Daily Mail developed this story: nuclear warheads, rampant sex, drugs, irate wives, the Senior Service, the Captain’s safe containing the Last Resort Armageddon l...

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