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About meMy working career spans the Royal Navy, a spell as a dairyman in the Highlands of Scotland, many years in military survey in the British Army, and a fourth career in Information Technology. I have recently become a budding author. See more...
Tag Archives: military
The Failsafe Query by Michael Jenkins My rating: 3 of 5 stars I really enjoyed this story. The political and international background is authentic. The characters are interesting and I particularly liked Natasha. The book could have done with a … Continue reading
We Won A War: The Campaign In Oman 1965 1975 by John Akehurst My rating: 5 of 5 stars A very personal account I had the honour to serve under John Akehurst, as a military surveyor and terrain analyst, when … Continue reading
The IX by Andrew P. Weston My rating: 4 of 5 stars This is a quite amazing story and is a great read, although my view is that it is a bit long. I would have preferred it to be … Continue reading
Night Soldiers by Alan Furst My rating: 3 of 5 stars This book is underpinned by amazingly detailed research from which everybody can learn something. The awful European events of the nid-thirties to the mid-forties form a strong background for … Continue reading