No Way Out: The Searing True Story of Men Under Siege
'Fiercely immersive. Truly heroic.' Tom Marcus, bestselling author of Soldier Spy
'Vivid and brilliantly written: a pulsating account of the battle for Musa Qala, the Rorke's Drift of our times.’ Martin Bell, OBE, war reporter
In Helmand province in July 2006, Major Adam Jowett was given command of Easy Company, a hastily assembled and under-strength unit of Paras and Roy...more
So the majo ...more
These youngsters and the Taliban basically bomb the hell out of the town as they fight for control – for absolutely no military strategic value other than that the bosses upstream deemed it necessary. The contrast between the sol ...more
I can't say I enjoyed the book - it was hard work, but it was a real page turner. A small band of soldiers are sent to defend a seemingly unimportant building in a seemingly insignificant A ...more
Non stop action in Musa Qala,a book that you are not able to put down.It does not glorify war but does raise the question about the futility of war and how removed from the front line are the head sheds who make all seemingly stupid and unrealistic decisions about the strategy of was.When will we ever learn?