Before, During And After The Falklands War

Stevens Richard

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Cover Type: Softcover
Book Condition: As New
Jacket Condition: None Issued
Publisher: Tricorn Books
Publisher Place: Portsmouth
Publisher Year: 2017
Edition: First Edition

Description: 229 pages. Book appears to have hardly been read and is in As new condition throughout.

Publishers Description: This is a frank and fascinating account of life in the Falkland Islands before and after the 1982 War. Islander Richard Stevens paints a memory-prompting picture of life in the yester-year when the country was engulfed in colonial bureaucracy and also recounts the war from the little-known angle of a small group of people who were in the frontline in the final days leading This is a frank and fascinating account of life in the Falkland Islands before and after the 1982 War. Islander Richard Stevens paints a memory-prompting picture of life in the yester-year when the country was engulfed in colonial bureaucracy and also recounts the war from the little-known angle of a small group of people who were in the frontline in the final days leading up to Liberation from invading Argentine forces . This is in itself a valuable record of a time when people pulled together to help each other and the British troops achieve what should have been an impossible feat. But it is also a story of what brings people to the Falklands in the first instance, and more importantly, what it is that captures their imagination and inspires them to stay. Richard as a travelling teacher visiting remote farms to teach just a few pupils at a time knew exactly what he was getting into when he settled, married, raised his children on a small, barely accessible farm and went on to take part in shaping of the Falkland’s future as an elected Member of the Legislative Assembly. He took it all on with characteristic good humour and thankfully, has taken the time to share his journey on varied forms of transport along the often soggy tracks and bumpy roads of the Falklands. ...more

ISBN: 9781909660762

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