Thompson, Julian No Picnic

ISBN 13: 9780006370130

No Picnic

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This book tells how in 1982 Britain went to war with Argentina, whose troops had invaded and occupied the Falkland Islands, a British Crown Colony. In a campaign lasting a little over two months, British servicemen reoccupied the islands and, after several hard-fought actions, forced the invaders to surrender. This is Brigadier Julian Thompson's story: he led 3 Commando Brigade who bore the brunt of the fighting. It is a first-hand account of a war that was, by any standards, balanced upon a knife-edge between triumph and disaster. In this revised edition of 3 Commando Brigade's actions in the Falklands - first written while the events were still fresh in the author's mind - the text has been enhanced by important additions to the public's knowledge of the land campaign, as well as insights into the difficulties and frustrations of command.

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Thompson, Julian
Published by Fontana Press (1986)
ISBN 10: 0006370136 ISBN 13: 9780006370130
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
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(Rumford, ME, U.S.A.)

Book Description Fontana Press, 1986. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 6370136

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