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read reader ´ The Junior Officers' Reading Club Á feedmarkformulate ↠ [Reading] ➮ The Junior Officers' Reading Club: Killing Time and Fighting Wars ➶ Patrick Hennessey – Feedmarkformulate.co.uk For the first time in a generation British soldiers are once again fighting at close uarteFor the first time in a generation British soldiers are once again fighting at close uarters coming under sustained and vicious firepower losing friends in some of the most violent fighting the modern army has endured Yet the same soldiers also serve on international peacekeeping missions or counter insurgency Sometimes they I read this fine book within 24 hours during a holiday reading binge I found the accounts of the author's training at Sandhurst a bit cliched and similar to others I read However I found his observations of Army life interesting and engaging the high and lows well chronicled Where the story really comes to life is Afghanistan What really stood out was Hennessy's empathy with the soldiers he served with and particularly the ANAAn honest account from a thinking soldier

Patrick Hennessey ó Killing Time and Fighting Wars pdf

Do all three in the same countryThe Junior Officers' Reading Club is the story of how one of these soldiers was made through the testosterone heavy breeding ground of Sandhurst into the war pockmarked gritty Balkans out into the nightmare of Ira and Afghanistan's Helmand Province pinned down by the Taliban living only from mo I have just finished this book and it is one of the best I have read for a while A frank amusing and thoughtful record of what it has been like being a soldier over the last 6 years or so with Ira and Afghanistan as the main theatres and Sandhurst seemingly still in cold war training mode but despite everything producing officers of high calibre and great courage as described in the bookThe structure with moves from thoughts to actions kept me on my toes in terms of reading concentration and the sheer grittiness of a soldier's life is brilliantly evokedVery well written with true representation of the soldiers' lexicon including a beautifully written piece after a particularly difficult skirmish where the versatility and sheer usefullness of the F word is explored and I think provedPH is the jacket notes state training for the bar which will be a richer place with his input

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The Junior Officers' Reading Club Killing Time and Fighting WarsMent to moment Written in spare and lucid prose it describes with alarming vividness not only the frenetic violence of a soldier's life but the periods of stifling and sometimes comic boredom living inside an institution in a state of flux an Army caught between a world that needs it and a society that no longer understands i I was sure this was going to be good based on reviews but I found it fairly tiresome People who are or have been in the services seem to love it but for the rest of us