Challenging The Beast


Challenging The Beast: The Story of a Tank Crew at War. Author: John Dingley. 2015. Paperback. 197 Pages.

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“The smells of battle were not what I expected, there was the cordite and scorched machine gun oil that we were used to from training, but the mixed stench of burning rubber and flesh was something tht one could never prepare for”

Challenging the Beast highlights the experiences and challenges of a young tank troop leader while serving with the 14th/20th King’s Hussars during the Gulf War of 1990- 1991. John Dingley commanded 2nd Troop, B squadron, 14th/20th King’s Hussars and here tells his honest story, showcasing the comradeship of a tank crew and the undoubtable qualities and humour of the cavalry soldier.

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Weight 410 g
Dimensions 265 × 180 × 15 mm