Wearing the Green Beret
A Canadian With the Royal Marine CommandosBook - 2012
Wearing the Green Beret is a rough and ready account of what really goes on in the training of an elite soldier and on tour in Afghanistan. In 2004, Jake Olafson signed up with this elite fighting force, leaving his comfortable life to participate in the toughest and longest basic training of any infantry unit in the world. During Jake's two tours in the notorious Helmand province in Afghanistan, he showed courage, determination and cheerfulness under overwhelming pressure. This is an honest, gutsy story about the mud and the blood, the triumphs and the tragedies.
Publisher: Toronto : McClelland & Stewart, 2012, c2011.
Characteristics: xv, 301 p.,  p. of plates : ill., ports. ; 23 cm.
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