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painting free sand kindle Painting the kindle Painting the Sand PDF/EPUBMerous Taliban ambushes and endured a close encounter with the Secretary of State for Defence The back drop to Painting the Sand will be the Afghan War the conflict where the cold courage of the bomb disposal operator rose to national prominence No other fi.

Merous Taliban ambushes and endured a close encounter with the Secretary of State for Defence The back drop to Painting the Sand will be the Afghan War the conflict where the cold courage of the bomb disposal operator rose to national prominence No other fi.

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[Epub] ➝ Painting the Sand By Kim Hughes – Chickenshedcafe.uk Kim Hughes is the most highly decorated bomb disposal operator serving in the British Army He was awarded the George Cross in 2009 following a grueling six month tour of duty in Afghanistan during whiKim Hughes is the most highly decorated bomb disposal operator serving in the British Army He was awarded the George Cross in 2009 following a grueling six month tour of duty in Afghanistan during which he defused 119 improvised explosive devices survived nu.

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PDF Kim Hughes ¹ ¹ Painting the Sand ePUB ´ Painting the ePUB Å Staff Sergeant Kim Hughes GC is a warrant officer in the British Army an acclaimed public speaker and a trustee of the Victoria Cross and George Cross Association

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  1. Chrissie Chrissie says:

    PDF Kim Hughes ¹ ¹ Painting the Sand ePUB ´ Painting the ePUB Å painting free, sand kindle, Painting the kindle, Painting the Sand PDF/EPUBThis is a memoir about Staff Sergeant Kim Hughes‘ six month deployment in 2009 as head of the British bomb disposal unit Brimstone 42 in the Helmand province of southern Afghanistan Hughes is the most highly decorated bomb disposal operator serving in the British Army and was awarded the George Cross following the six month tour of duty of which he writes in this book He defused 119 improvised explosive devices IEDs When he began he was a nobody with little prospects for the future His six month tour of duty came to define hi


  2. Chris Steeden Chris Steeden says:

    PDF Kim Hughes ¹ ¹ Painting the Sand ePUB ´ Painting the ePUB Å painting free, sand kindle, Painting the kindle, Painting the Sand PDF/EPUB‘Now the British Army were sucking it up desert dust fighting a war that was never meant to happen against an enemy who had no concept of defeat’This is an exhilarating account of a British Army bomb disposal expert in Afghanistan from the very first


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    PDF Kim Hughes ¹ ¹ Painting the Sand ePUB ´ Painting the ePUB Å painting free, sand kindle, Painting the kindle, Painting the Sand PDF/EPUB119 Improvised Explosive Devices IED; 119 trysts with death; 119 deeds of valour; 119 instances of innumerable lives saved Painting the Sand is an autobiographical account of heroics horror and horripilation Kim Hughes C is one of the most decorated military professionals in the United Kingdom Deployed in the harsh and unforgiving terrains of Afghanista


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    PDF Kim Hughes ¹ ¹ Painting the Sand ePUB ´ Painting the ePUB Å painting free, sand kindle, Painting the kindle, Painting the Sand PDF/EPUBCourage Skill Trust in your comrades and than a little luck combine to make the difference between “Initial Success or Total Failure” as one brave British Army EOD Technician Staff Sergeant Kim Hughes embarks on the most harrowing and defining


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    PDF Kim Hughes ¹ ¹ Painting the Sand ePUB ´ Painting the ePUB Å painting free, sand kindle, Painting the kindle, Painting the Sand PDF/EPUBClear and concise An exciting and informative read


  6. Peter Stuart Peter Stuart says:

    PDF Kim Hughes ¹ ¹ Painting the Sand ePUB ´ Painting the ePUB Å painting free, sand kindle, Painting the kindle, Painting the Sand PDF/EPUBI find myself at a uandary I hear and appreciate this mans personal journey and his experiences in a theatre of modern war with t


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    PDF Kim Hughes ¹ ¹ Painting the Sand ePUB ´ Painting the ePUB Å painting free, sand kindle, Painting the kindle, Painting the Sand PDF/EPUBStrangely I was attracted to this book because of its arty title for a book on war; but just that was the clue Contrary to the norm this book is not about the war but about the lives involved therein and Hughes indeed very successfully brings to light the humaneness that exists in the wild raw war lands of Afghanistan This is the story of a real war seen at ground level by a soldier Hugh openly talks of failures weaknesses frustrations misjudged priorities and lost battles in a maybe winning war There were bits that amused me bits that made my heart wrench bits that made me laugh and smile and bits that made me angry; but all the while I was left with wanting for For a story of a real battle the non violent peace wanting me was rather surprised


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    PDF Kim Hughes ¹ ¹ Painting the Sand ePUB ´ Painting the ePUB Å painting free, sand kindle, Painting the kindle, Painting the Sand PDF/EPUBStarting to really enjoy reading military accounts from those in the front line Firstly I have a huge amount of respect for them Secondly it's an exhilarating read which kept me gripped throughout Granted some of it was too technical but it also gave him a lot of credibility What I would say is he didn't ramble Even though I'll never know what it's like to be on the front line books like these give me a profound appreciation of the work these men and women do on a daily basis while putting their lives on the line Things I learned Appreciation of those on the front line the desensitization to violence and death in war zones the importance placed upon working the problem with limited information


  9. Jack Gibson Jack Gibson says:

    PDF Kim Hughes ¹ ¹ Painting the Sand ePUB ´ Painting the ePUB Å painting free, sand kindle, Painting the kindle, Painting the Sand PDF/EPUBUndoubtedly one of the most engaging front line in ways than one and important memoirs of our time The pages OK I listened to the spot on audio by Oliver Hemsbrough will take you right to the front line of a recent conflict wh


  10. Lawrence Hebb Lawrence Hebb says:

    PDF Kim Hughes ¹ ¹ Painting the Sand ePUB ´ Painting the ePUB Å painting free, sand kindle, Painting the kindle, Painting the Sand PDF/EPUBA gripping account of the war in Afghanistan and what it's really like for the men on the ground This was one book I knew I'd want to read all the way through and it didn't disappointKim also deals with the fact that even though the soldier often knows the futility of the conflict there's no way they'd want to be doing anything elseThat might seem crazy to the rest of Humanity but when you train so long to do a job and finally the opportunity comes you just don't think of the danger You just want to get in there and do what you've been trained to doThis was a great read and anyone who really wants to know what makes the soldier 'tick' should read this book


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