Caught in the Crossfire: An Australian peacekeeper beyond by Matina Jewell PDF

By Matina Jewell

ISBN-10: 1742375677

ISBN-13: 9781742375670

In 2006, whereas a part of an un-armed UN peacekeeping staff on the border junction of Lebanon, Israel and Syria, Australian significant Matina Jewell and her colleagues have been stuck in a full-scale struggle with tragic effects. within the days that she and her team-mates suggested 1000s of violations of the peace contract as Israeli artillery, tank hearth and aerial bombs, in addition to rockets fired by way of Hezbollah opponents, exploded in basic terms metres away and shrapnel rained down round them. however the tale doesn't finish there.

Matti Jewell is the type of soldier each state is proud to have - fearless, honourable and hugely expert. a celebrity graduate from Duntroon via the age of in basic terms 24, she turned a hugely valued military commander. within the years that undefined, she earned 8 conflict medals, monitoring military leaders within the Solomons, fast-roping out of army helicopters and boarding smuggler ships within the Arabian Gulf, in addition to serving on operations with the yankee military SEALS and Australian particular Forces.

Caught within the Crossfire is a frighteningly dramatic first-hand account of what rather occurs in sleek struggle and the excessive expense our infantrymen pay for his or her country.

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