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Their ferocity is as legendary as their loyalty to the British Monarch and their regimental histories are crammed with acts of incredible bravery and sacrifice. Their reputation as fearsome fighting men remains undisputed and the mere threat of their kukri knives has put the fear of God into opposing forces throughout the world.
John Parker's book is a fascinating testimony to a fighting force that stands dramatically apart in British military history.
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Praise for John Parker's The Death of a Hero:
'Never, as far as I know, has there been such a telling account of the intelligence agencies' self-inflicted wounds' Cal McCrystal, Sunday Times
Praise for The Gurkhas:
'An in-depth investigation into the history and mystique of these fighting men' Sarah Broadhurst
An in-depth investigation into the history and mystique of the Gurkha regiments
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