Hols4Heroes auction - Ranulph Fiennes: Where Soldiers Fear to Tread

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Ends 18.00 hours, 13 November

I have a first (1975) hardback edition of Ranulph Fiennes' "Where Soldiers Fear To Tread" - condition good - this is not an easy book to find and has a reserve price of £20.

Ranulph Fiennes served in Oman from 1968 to 1970 as a "contact" officer on loan with others from the British Army to aid the Sultan in his skirmishes with the Marxist-indoctrinated guerrillas (the PFLOAG) in Dhofar, treacherous territory on the border of the People's Democratic Republic of South Yemen. Conditions were arid, unpredictable and dangerous. When he returned in 1973 to make a television documentary, the Sultan had been unseated in favour of his son, and Oman had been transformed by hugely increased oil revenue into a 20th-century state. In this book Fiennes tells the story of that return, describing the country he knew and the changes it had undergone.
 

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I will go twenty of those crisp Scottish Pound Notes (we still have £1 notes up here :)) for this book

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Thanks for the bids chaps and chapesses, all bids gratefully received.

a_j is it (Welsh) gin 'n tonic weather round your way this time of year (the ladies did enjoy it last time I believe ^~ )
 
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Sir Ranulph Fiennes served in Oman from 1968 to 1970 as a "contact" officer on loan with others from the British Army to aid the Sultan in his skirmishes with the Marxist-indoctrinated guerrillas (the PFLOAG) in Dhofar, treacherous territory on the border of the People's Democratic Republic of South Yemen. Conditions were arid, unpredictable and dangerous. When he returned in 1973 to make a television documentary, the Sultan had been unseated in favour of his son, and Oman had been transformed by hugely increased oil revenue into a 20th-century state. In this book Fiennes tells the story of that return, describing the country he knew and the changes it had undergone.

Don't forget, this will end on Satuday and right now it's with Sluggy at £30. :)
 
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Congratulation, John_D !!

For £42 the book is yours.



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I'm always lost with those guineas and stuff ... unless it's pigs, they are lovely. :)

Thank you again for a speedy payment and I hope you will enjoy reading the book.