Cleanse Their Souls

Peace-Keeping in Bosnia's Civil War, 1992–1993
Product Number: EB00755321
Released: Mar 08, 2019
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781783460069
Publisher: Pen & Sword Books
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Description

A memoir of the lethal conflict in the former Yugoslavia, by a British soldier who was on the front lines. This is a young cavalry lieutenant's moving and shocking account of front line service in the cauldron of war. His troop of Scimitar light-armored vehicles was attached to the 1 CHESHIRE Battle Group, under the charismatic command of Colonel Bob Stewart. Fresh from Germany, he and his men found themselves in a highly political and lethally dangerous civil war. They witnessed appalling atrocities and human tragedy on a giant scale. Yet both soldiers and civilians showed massive courage and resilience. Thanks to the author's diary, we have here an extraordinary, spontaneous, and important account of British troops performing vital military and humanitarian tasks, described by war correspondent and MP Martin Bell as "earning its place among the impartial narratives of the Bosnian War."

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Original Publish Date: Feb 19, 2005

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