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Unscathed Escape from Sierra Leone

£6.99

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An astonishing true story of bravery and survival.
On May 6th 2000 Major Phil Ashby's mission as a UN Peacekeeper in war-ravaged Sierra Leone was brought to a violent end.
The notorious rebel soldiers he had worked so hard to disarm restarted the country's civil war, and their first act was to turn on the UN's representatives, torturing and butchering a number of his colleagues and taking over 500 hostages.
Ashby and three other Western soldiers found themselves cut off in a small compound in hostile territory, surrounded by rebels who taunted them by throwing the blood-stained uniforms of fellow UN workers over the walls.
Unarmed and surrounded, Ashby somehow found the strength and the courage to lead his colleagues on a daring, dramatic and heart-stopping race to freedom through the hostile jungle.
He was awarded the Queen's Gallantry Medal for his action.

Item details

Author(s):
Major Phil Ashby
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Paperback
Number of pages:
266
Publisher:
Panmacmillam

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An astonishing true story of bravery and survival.
On May 6th 2000 Major Phil Ashby's mission as a UN Peacekeeper in war-ravaged Sierra Leone was brought to a violent end.
The notorious rebel soldiers he had worked so hard to disarm restarted the country's civil war, and their first act was to turn on the UN's representatives, torturing and butchering a number of his colleagues and taking over 500 hostages.
Ashby and three other Western soldiers found themselves cut off in a small compound in hostile territory, surrounded by rebels who taunted them by throwing the blood-stained uniforms of fellow UN workers over the walls.
Unarmed and surrounded, Ashby somehow found the strength and the courage to lead his colleagues on a daring, dramatic and heart-stopping race to freedom through the hostile jungle.
He was awarded the Queen's Gallantry Medal for his action.

Author(s):
Major Phil Ashby
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Paperback
Number of pages:
266
Publisher:
Panmacmillam

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