British Army

Anatomy of a Soldier

Anatomy of a Soldier Harry Parker Faber & Faber A tour de force. In this brilliant and beguiling novel Harry Parker sees the hidden forces that act on the bodies and souls of combatants and non-combatants. These pages are dangerous but they contain compassion and sorrow too. There is wonder here at what men have…
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10 phrases you only hear in the British Army

10 phrases you only hear in the British Army (and what they actually mean) Former Coldstream Guards Captain Mark Evans explains the colourful slang developed and shared by the men and women who defend Britain at home and overseas This article has been taken in full from The Telegraph – 10 phrases you only hear in…
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Kajaki

Kajaki Follow @shorterSi   Kajaki. The True Story, a portrait of a harrowing real life event in the midst of the Afghanistan conflict, and a modern British war film. Kajaki. The True Story depicts an incident involving a group of soldiers, mostly from the British Army’s 3rd Battalion, The Parachute Regiment (3 Para), who were trapped in…
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Who Saved Me?

Who saved me? My last blog post concentrated on ‘What Saved My Life?’ This post is going to be even harder to answer. Some of it is going to come from some clever guess work and some from what I know. Initially I am going to concentrate on my journey back from Afghanistan to Britain,…
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