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War Stories: An Enlisted Marine In Vietnam by Stephen MacDonald
4.0 out of 5 stars TubeReader, 30 Oct 2013
A good read written by a brave but understated man who did his duty and did it well. He deals well with both the physical and emotional aspects of being a Marine and fighting in a war. A steal at the price and better than many other books on the subject.
Stalingrad: The Battle that Shattered Hitler's Dre&hellip by Rupert Matthews
3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars TubeReader, 1 July 2013
Well documented and easy to read. A good balance between the story and the military facts. Out of the many historical accounts I have read, this is amongst the best and for the price, well worth enjoying.
The Emergency Bouzouki Player by Andrew Brel
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
If you experienced the helpless bitterness of being a conscript, marvelled at the fact that anyone would voluntarily join the SADF permanent force, wondered if you were the only one who was cynical about living in (and recognised it as) a dysfunctional society, but nevertheless retained your sense of humour, read this book. It will bring back memories, some good, some unpleasant, some of Hillbrow (remember?), with a few very good laughs thrown in.

Anyone wanting a different perspective of what it was like to live in South Africa during the late 80s and have to do national service will also find this a very interesting read - it touches on race, religion, culture, language -… Read more