Bomb Hunters a Signed Copy Ends 6/10/11

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  1. Pararegtom

    Pararegtom LE Book Reviewer

    About the book, a truly gripping story of the Joint Force Explosive Ordanance Disposal Group. The IED is the Talibans weapon of choice and the main Killer of British Soldiers in Afghanistan. Soldeirs stand a 1 in 10 chance of becoming a casualty in Helmand.
    Between Sept 2009 and April 2010 there were almost 2000 IED bombs being detonated or discovered.

    Since 2006 more than 350 british soldiers have been killed in Helmand and 0ver 4000 injured of these more than 150 have lost one limb or more.

    The Author Sean Rayment, Served as a Captain in 2 Para in the 80,s , as a journalist he has specialised in Conflict reporting.

    The Reserve is £25
  2. YesItsMe

    YesItsMe LE Good Egg (charities)

    Thank you for this great book, PRT. :)

    Is the cover black/green or beige/orange ?

    Don't want to add the wrong photo. ;-)
  3. YesItsMe

    YesItsMe LE Good Egg (charities)

    If you don't mind, PRT, in this pic it's a bit better to see. :)


    'A vivid and absorbing portrayal of a unique and dedicated group of soldiers.' -- General Sir Mike Jackson, formerly Chief of the General Staff.

    '[a] scintillating book' -- Short List

    This is a powerful piece of reportage -- The Financial Times

    'The great merit of Bomb Hunters, Sean Rayment's study of the British bomb disposal units in Afghanistan, is that it lets us hear the true voice of the soldier.' - The Financial Times

    'Bomb Hunters is highly recommended'. -- The Daily Star
  4. YesItsMe

    YesItsMe LE Good Egg (charities)

    EOD Book Review: Bomb Hunters - In Afghanistan with Britain's Elite Bomb Disposal Unit

  5. is this a signed copy?

    edited to add: just noticed title of thread :)

  6. Bugger I bought this when I didn't win it in the Book Competition, it's a riveting read
  7. YesItsMe

    YesItsMe LE Good Egg (charities)

    Thank you for your bid, Poppy. :thumleft:

    And thank you for the recommendation, fairy_nuff. :)
  8. YesItsMe

    YesItsMe LE Good Egg (charities)

    A gentle Monday [​IMG]
  9. Having listed to his talk recently (thanks PRT), I offer 30£. I think I saw PRT getting it signed, but best for him to confirm, I am not too sure.
  10. YesItsMe

    YesItsMe LE Good Egg (charities)

    Thank you for your bid, viceroy. And as the title says: it is a signed copy. :)
  11. YesItsMe

    YesItsMe LE Good Egg (charities)

    Still at £30 and the auction will end tomorrow night. :)
  12. Pararegtom

    Pararegtom LE Book Reviewer

    last day Bump for this great book,,,,
  13. YesItsMe

    YesItsMe LE Good Egg (charities)


    Congratulation, viceroy !!

    For £30 the signed Bomb Hunters copy is yours.

    Thank you for supporting Hols4Heroes.

    Same to everyone else who bid as well.
    And a BIG thanks to PRT who donated the item. [​IMG]

    Please transfer the money to the following account:

    Bank: Holidays4heroes
    Sort: 40-12-09
    Acct: 41416081

    IBAN: GB29MIDL40120941416081
    Swift: MIDLGB2120G

    And afterwards please PM me confirmation details of the payment
    and the address you want to have your book sent to.​
  14. I'll liaise with PRT directly if that is ok. I dont' have a UK bank account anymore and since paypal isn't up and running we'll swap the dosh for the book if you agree?
  15. Bugger - missed it!