Afghanistan, 2008. After their eighteen-month epic tour of Helmand Province, the troops of 3 Para are back. This time, the weight of experience weighs heavily on their shoulders.
Praise for '3 Para': 'Wonderfully compelling ! a fast-paced story of incredible bravery that at times reads like a thriller.' Christina Lamb, Sunday Times 'Bishop gives a gripping insight into deployment in Afghanistan last year of 3 Para!written with the fluent, rich and engaging fashion typical of the author's as a journalist.' Times 'An inspiring story of courage, discipline and!selfless comradeship!the frenzy of close-quarters combat!is captured particularly vividly!fast-paced and absorbing.' Daily Mail
Patrick Bishop has been a foreign correspondent for over twenty years, reporting from conflicts all over the world. He is the author of the critically acclaimed and best-selling 'Fighter Boys', 'Bomber Boys' and '3 Para'.
: Harper Press
: January 2009
: 234mm X 153mm
: United Kingdom
: Patrick Bishop
: 40 b/w illus, (Maps), With index
: Military history; Battles & campaigns; Asian / Middle Eastern history: postwar, from c 1945 -; Land forces & warfare