To quote an introduction as displayed on the reverse cover:

"ON A TOUR OF DUTY IN THE HELMAND RIVER VALLEY THE GRENADIER GUARDS FACED THE TOUGHEST CHALLENGE OF THEIR LIVES"

"The Killing Zone is an action-packed and authentic insight into the real Afghanistan"

"This is what it's like to deliberately draw fire on your own position so that your mates can escape an ambush"

"To experience the adrenaline rush of being the first in to clear a Taliban compound"

"To rely on skill, loyalty and quick-thinking to survive in one of the most dangerous places on earth"

 

We acknowledge the author Richard Dorney - his kind permission to reproduce the photos as set out below

As we also do the Regiment.

We also acknowledge the participation of the publishers Ebury Press, an imprint of Ebury Publishing - A Random House Group Company

The book is dedicated at the time of publishing to those men of the 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards who gave their lives in Afghanistan

Guardsman Simon Davison 3rd May 2002

Guardsman Daniel Probyn 26th May 2007

Guardsman Neil 'Toby' Downes 9th June 2007

Guardsman Daryl Hickey 12th July 2007

Guardsman David Atherton 26th July 2007

Guardsman Jamie Janes 5th October 2009

Warrant Officer Class I (RSM) Darren Chant 3rd November 2009

Sergeant Matthew Telford 3rd November 2009

Guardsman James Major 3rd November 2009

Lance Sergeant David Greenhalgh 13th February 2010

Printed & Bound in Great Britain by CPI Group (UK) Ltd, Croydon, CR0 4YY

ISBN 978009198863

 

 

 

 

 

More about our Vice-President's account to come

 

 

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