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Description - The Gurkhas by John Parker

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 the Gurkhas - a fighting force that stands dramatically apart in British military history.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780755314157
ISBN-10: 0755314158
Format: Paperback
(177mm x 117mm x 29mm)
Pages: 432
Imprint: Headline Book Publishing
Publisher: Headline Publishing Group
Publish Date: 23-May-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - John Parker

John Parker, a journalist and former Fleet Street editor, has undertaken many investigative projects in his writing career with topics ranging from the Mafia to Northern Ireland. His numerous books include several military bestsellers including COMMANDOS, DEATH OF A HERO and SBS: THE INSIDE STORY OF THE SPECIAL BOAT SERVICE.

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