Spoken From The Front

Spoken from the Front is the story of the Afghan Campaign, told for the first time in the words of the servicemen and women who have been fighting there. With unprecedented access to soldiers of all ranks, as well as pilots, reservists, engineers, medics, Royal Military police, mechanics, cooks and other military personnel, Andy McNab has assembled a portrait of modern conflict like never before.

This is the full experience of our troops on the ground and in the air. The horrors, cruelties, drudgery, excitement and banter of these soldiers' lives combine to form a chronological narrative of all the major events in Helmand during the British Army's time there.

From their action-packed, dramatic, moving and often humorous testimonies in interviews, diaries, letters and emails written to family, friends and loved ones, emerges a 360-degree picture of guerrilla warfare up close and extremely personal. It is as close to the real thing as you can get.

What the critics say

Andy McNab allows us a glimpse into the traumatic, and often heartbreaking, world on the frontline in Afghanistan...This is how it really is

Warington Guardian

Tells the tales of hardship and heroism from Afghanistan in the words of the British people themselves

Lancashire Evening Post

Sometimes harrowing, occasionally amusing, always uplifting

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