Of course I`m an ex-Sapper. There is something infinitely satisfying about being able to do most everything that anyone else can do, and a bit more besides (the pukka-gen RE stuff). Lt Chard, anyone? Or Gordon, or Kitchener!
And, the originator of this tread, who is also the author of the book being touted, is someone that I served with back in the 60`s in OsnabrÃ¼ck. You couldn`t hope to meet a nicer and more pleasant guy. It would appear he has hit on hard times through no fault of his own, so, let`s help him out a little.