Fight for the Falklands!

Fight for the Falklands None

  • Title: Fight for the Falklands!
  • Author: John Laffin
  • ISBN: 9780312288686
  • Page: 425
  • Format: Paperback
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      Published :2019-09-16T05:36:01+00:00

    2 thoughts on “Fight for the Falklands!

    1. John Laffin was a prolific author with nearly 130 books to his name Many of his books concerned military history.Laffin s parents both served in WWI, his father in the 20th Battalion and his mother as a nurse In 1940, aged 24, having worked with Smith s Weekly and The Wagga Advertiser, he enlisted in the 2nd AIF He trained as an infantryman and later completed an officer course before serving in New Guinea While convalescing in Sydney in 1943 he met his wife Hazelle.After the war Laffin worked for a number of newspapers and magazines, wrote short novels and began his own feature service and editing unit With his family he left for England in 1956 where he resided for nearly 40 years He wrote articles for Australian newspapers and taught English, history and geography in secondary colleges.Laffin traveled extensively in Europe, especially the Western Front areas of WWI and in the Middle East He returned to Australia in 1995 but Hazelle developed heart problems and died in early 1997 He is survived by his two daughters, Bronwen and Pirenne, and a son, Craig.

    2. Pretty standard military history, but a bit too "rah-rah" jingoist in favor of the British for me. I remember the Falkland Islands War but was surprised at how much actual combat there was, on the ground and at sea. It would have been nice to have a little more about the politics of the war and the reaction worldwide. The left-wing in Britain demonized the British war effort but forgot that the Argentine government was a right-wing military dictatorship, practically fascist. Anyway, wars are stu [...]

    3. Very interesting account of the war. Have to say it's not exactly an unbiased account, but it's not ment to be. It's a justification of why Britain went to war and what tactics they usedd in that context it's a pretty entertaining read.

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