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review Company Commander Ï eBook or Kindle ePUB Ã In 2008 Major Russell Lewis commanded a company of 200 soldiers from the British Army's legendary Parachute Regiment on a six month tour in the most dangerous part of Afghanistan Living in a remote base and under constant threat of attack from all sides by the Taliban they were on reSake of his men as physical and emotional exhaustion kick in Readers will experience the highs and lows of a tour through the eyes of a leader of men in as close to real time as possible At the end of the tour Maj Lewis was awarded the Military Cross for his leadership and gallantry over the tour His citation read Resolute in defense tenacious and courageous in attack Lewis has set an outstanding example to B Company at significant personal risk and has been an inspiration to all ranks He still serves in the Parachute Regimen. If you want to know about the pressures of leadership then this book does well to get it across you really get the sense of how hard senior officers push themselves to effectively lead their men whilst also maintaining a real personal care for each man Clearly tours are very tough in Afghanistan reading this type of book only raises your respect for all the men who've been asked to do it

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In 2008 Major Russell Lewis commanded a company of 200 soldiers from the British Army's legendary Parachute Regiment on a six month tour in the most dangerous part of Afghanistan Living in a remote base and under constant threat of attack from all sides by the Taliban they were on red alert 24 hours a day seven days a week for every one of those six months And through that entire period the man in sole charge was Maj Lewis Here is his story a riveting first person account of incredible bravery telling what it is like to hav. A day by day account of a 6 month tour in Afghanistan as Company Commander B Company 2 PARA It's very interesting but it's really day by day as a diary and could be boring I served 3 years later in Afghanistan and I found it very deep and it gives you the feeling of being there Recomended as a profesional reading for army officers

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Company CommanderE 200 soldiers depending on you constantly to make decisions which can and do cost lives to see men under your command killed and injured and to be under the most intense pressure imaginable for every minute of every day for six long months Based on the journal Maj Lewis kept during the tour this book takes the reader from the excitement of the beginning of a tour to the adrenalin of the first contact through the devastating losses of his soldiers and the struggle to keep himself at the highest level of performance for the. A good read for anyone interested in military and war It is an honest and sometimes plain account of Russell's time in theatre