Edition: Paperback
ISBN: 9780571271351
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No of pages: 328

Bunch of Five

£18.00

Bunch of Five is General Sir Frank Kitson’s military autobiography. In it this expert in counter insurgency describes his experiences in Kenya 1953-55, Malaya 1957, Muscat and Oman 1958, as well as his peacekeeping activities during two stints in Cyprus, 1963-64 and 1967-68. He wanted to write about Northern Ireland also but at the time of first publication that was too sensitive. Instead, in keeping with the title, he wrote a fifth part summarizing his conclusions in all the zones he had fought in. This fifth part was used by the United States army for a long time on its own

Bunch of Five has been out of print for many years with second-hand copies commanding high prices. This reissue will be welcomed.

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Categorised as: Non-fiction
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Genres & Themes: Faber Finds; War; Military

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