07 Jun

Review by Eric Morris, military historian

This is the memoire of Bruce Duncan, an officer in 3 RTR who, either by luck or design, was largely able to avoid the tedium of the closing decade of the Cold War and the “eternal triangle” of postings from BAOR to Catterick to Salisbury Plain, by serving in tropical climes.  A succession of postings on secondments and in military training teams successively in 6 nations from Brunei to Sudan and Nigeria, Oman twice, Kuwait and Jordan, interspersed with UK deployments, allowed for a very interesting and varied life both for him and his family until tragedy struck.  Read more