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Detailed Account of one of the Falklands 'forgotten' battles
on 2 June 2000
Interesting insight into the army culture and lifestyle of various members of the Parachute Regiment leading up to and including the events during the battle for Mount Longdon. Most people associate Goose Green as the significant battle the Paras (2nd Battalion) took part in during the Falklands, and as a result the events on Longdon tend to be overshadowed in most books concerning the Falklands. It is therefore a breath of fresh air to see that the efforts of the 3rd Battalion are still remembered, and are well documented in this book. The chapter detailing the battle is engrossing although limited in that it gave a description of the events through the eyes of only a handful of soldiers (namely within B company). Granted, this book was specifically about these soldiers, however i was left feeling as though there should be a follow up book which describes the battle in more detail and from a wider viewpoint. On the whole though it is refreshing to see that the soldiers from 3 para have not been forgotten.