Just come across a book by Kevin Mervin, a TA REME reccy mech who served during Telic. It tells his story of his adventures during the war. I'm about half way through so still a bit to go.
Now it goes on to give quite a good account of everyday life for a squaddie on ops but I can't help getting the impression this guy is a walt. Not saying he wasn't there and did all this stuff but its just the way he writes he gives an impression of walting it a bit. Maybe its just me, and happy to be proved wrong, so does anyone know this guy and is he a good egg or what?
When we hear stories of daring patrols, covert operations and dangerous hight-risk missions, the SAS immediately comes to the forefront of our minds. It is a regiment that is wrapped in secrecy and mystery, which naturally generates a great deal of curiosity and a thirst for any inside information; hence the many books on the subject. But there is another highly trained source the British Army can tap into. One that is just as professional, just as skilled and just as eager to participate in operations around the world, yet about which little is known. In many ways, it is more secret than the SAS and, in its own way, just as elite