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Nine Battles to Stanley

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Nine Battles to Stanley is a soldiers account of the ground fighting on South Georgia and the Falklands. What makes this book unique is the fascinating and objective way the author describes the experiences, view points and comparative qualities of both sides to the conflict. Fresh light is shed on the whole campaign even the best known battles at Goose Green (where Col. H ...more
Hardcover, 265 pages
Published February 1st 1999 by Pen & Sword Books
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Rick Brindle
Nov 28, 2013 rated it really liked it
Shelves: history, military
I read this book some time ago, but remember it as a very detailed account, told about both sides. The author comes from an intelligence background, so he will have had a lot if information to hand, not just what he went through. The most telling comment in the whole book for me though, was the author's observation and reaction to, the Falkland Islanders' reaction to bereaved Argentinian relatives wanting to see the graves of their loved ones after the war.
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