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Very good look at warfare in Afghanistan. The title bears minimal reference to the actual content, but a worthwhile readPublished 3 days ago by cja
Excellent read with the time honored sense of humor of the British Army shinning through!
Any YO should get a copy of this book before leaving RMA Sandhurst.
I bought this on Kindle. The first chapter or two are ok, but after that the paragraphs are in more or less random order. Not good enough, Amazon. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Tom O'Kane
Still reading, and I like it. Quality is good - it was a Kindle purchase. So the content is really all that is subjective.Published 6 months ago by Jacob Summers
Apparently Patrick Hennessey is a bit of a star. An Oxford grad in English, he entered the Royal Army and wound up at Sandhurst, graduating and going off to war, first in Iraq and... Read morePublished 6 months ago by David W. Nicholas
In The Junior Officers Reading Club: Killing Time and Fighting Wars, Patrick Hennessey creates a journey that almost any everyday citizen can follow of the men that lived through... Read morePublished 18 months ago by Holcombe1018
Thoug sometimes uneasy, even more for a non native english reader, I have foud this book illustrative of:
- which are the drives behind an illustrated man becoming a military... Read more
Excellent portrayal of military (officer) life that few these days experience. The book is broken into three main sections:
1) Sandhurst (seemingly inane training... Read more
I wish I had read these reviews before I picked up the book. Like a previous reviewer, I had heard (part of) an interview with the author on public radio, in which he described an... Read morePublished on October 2, 2011 by J. Warburg