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The (not too serious) memoirs of  young Royal Artillery Officer
in Germany of the Nineteen-Sixties

Rhine Army Summer: The (not too serious) memoirs of a young Royal Artillery Officer in Germany of the Nineteen-Sixties
by Colin Boxall-Hunt

UK price: £5.00     US price: $9.95
Format: Paperback
Size: 6 x 9
Pages: 52
ISBN: 0-595-48300-3
Published: Dec-2007

The (not too serious) exploits of a young Royal Artillery Officer in Germany in the 1960s, extending through his career from RMAS until after his retirement. The title introduces an enchanting collection of humorous "Kiplingesque" episodes, drawn from the author's real-life experiences in the 60s, 70s, and 80s.

Book Description

This book about the picaresque exploits of a young Royal Artillery Officer in Germany in the ’sixties and beyond will appeal to everyone, especially to those who have been associated with any of the Armed Forces at any time. The characters and their adventures will be familiar, even if their real names are disguised, and are guaranteed to raise a chuckle. Even if you never served in BAOR, or didn’t know the difference between a BSM and a BC, they will get you sprinting to the WC for a P! This book would be an ideal present for current and ex-servicemen and women, of any age, as well as a more general readership.

 

About the author

After attending and graduating from the Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst, Colin Boxall-Hunt was Commissioned into the Royal Regiment of Artillery in 1963, and completed a full career as a Regular Army Officer until 1989, serving in the British Army of the Rhine, Oman, where he saw active service against the Communist insurgents, and Rhodesia/Zimbabwe. He was a keen offshore yachtsman, and a highly experienced and qualified underwater diver, being appointed a Joint Service Subaqua Diving Supervisor. In 1974, he was awarded HM the Sultan of Oman’s Commendation for the action described in “Warty’s oilrig”.

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Also by Colin Boxall-Hunt:

Congo Cobalt            
by Colin Boxahh-Hunt

UK price: £9.59     US price: $16.95
Format: Paperback
Size : 4.25" x 6.88"
Pages: 204
ISBN: 978-1-4092-4845-3
Published: Dec-2008

Book Description

Warty And Co Capture Congo Cobalt is a classic adventure story, packed with authentic detail, set in 1994, which will appeal to and be appreciated by all devotees of Wilbur Smith and Bernard Cornwell, about a group of former British Army comrades who decide to come out of retirement to wrest profit from the mineral riches of Central Africa.