Holidays4Heroes Auction - "Chieftains" by Bob Forrest-Webb

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  1. Up for auction is the book "Chieftains" written by Bob Forrest-Webb. This book was almost compulsory reading (along with "Team Yankee" by Harold Coyle) in BAOR in the early/mid 1980's and there must be several people on here after a copy.

    So here is your chance to get hold of a copy at a reasonable price and support a worthwhile cause – Holidays4Heroes - at the same time.

    (They typically go for around £50+ a pop on t’interweb)

    [align=center]SUNRAY TO BRAVO TWO. TROOP

    Chieftains is a frighteningly
    authentic novel of the invasion of
    Europe by the Russian & Warsaw
    Pact armed forces seen through the
    eyes of the fighting men on the

    In particular it tells the story of the
    crew of Bravo Two, a Chieftain
    main battle tank of the British 4th
    Armoured Division as they face the
    onslaught of the soviet armour
    onto the killing zones of the
    German Plain.[/align]


    Shall let this run until Midnight 17th April 09.
  2. Ord_Sgt

    Ord_Sgt RIP

    I'll start you off with 20 fine, but devalued, English pounds. :D
  3. I'll go for £30.
  4. £40 from me, I've been after this for ages and its for a good cause.
  5. £50 for me please :D
  6. Bumping since I bidded for it last year, it was rather good to read.
  7. £55 for me.
  8. Sorry, removed my bid as I already have a copy!! Never read it!

    Will do now though.
  9. Ord_Sgt

    Ord_Sgt RIP

    Then get the thing on here and auction it off - like rocking horse dung this book. :wink:
  10. B U M P

    'cos it's Friday afternoon and I can.

    Oh yes, a copy has just come up on Amazon for £45 plus P&P - talk about providing a public service!
  11. Don't suppose a copy of Devils Guard is going to appear on auction soon :? :? :?
  12. I need to read it 1st! :D
  13. B U M P ...... get back up there!
  14. £58.50..

  15. Quick bump before I head off to the Lake District to do a few days walking ..... minus a bear!!

    Amy hasn't arrived and Dozy may be getting shouted at. :oops: