Storming the Falklands

  • by Tony Banks
  • Narrated by David Monteath
  • 8 hrs and 1 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Tony Banks and his comrades of the 2nd Battalion of the Parachute Regiment were highly trained, but nothing could prepare them for the intensity and ferocity of fighting to liberate the Falkland Islands.
Plunged into a war of night attacks and vicious close-quarters combat, Banks and his fellow soldiers' fierce bravery and determination saw them through the bloodiest conflict British troops had faced in decades. Seventeen men died at Goose Green, a hard-fought battle the paras came close to losing.
After the Falklands, Banks suffered years of debilitating combat stress, a battle only recently won when he met his former enemies and laid the demons to rest.

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What the Critics Say

"[A] visceral, fast-paced, no-holds-barred autobiography . . . Strongly recommended" (Neil Faulkner, Military History Monthly)
"A vivid, thoughtful book" (Herald magazine)
"A harrowing first-hand account" (Daily Mirror)

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Fantastic

I really enjoyed this book...fascinating on many levels. This chap has had quite a journey!
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- simon

Interesting

A bit too much about his care home business, but some interesting and worthwhile accounts of the conflict and it's aftermath.
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- A P.

Book Details

  • Release Date: 01-03-2013
  • Publisher: Hachette Audio UK