Code Black: Cut off and facing overwhelming odds: the siege of Nad Ali.pdf
A fast-paced, thrilling account of British heroism, brave men surrounded and fighting against overwhelming odds. This is the real, sometimes shocking, and deeply personal story of modern warfare and PTSD. If you're going to buy one book about the Afghan conflict, make it this one A must read for anyone interested in our soldiers in Afghanistan. (Andy McNab)
Like many boys who don't want to be train drivers or firemen, Mark grew up wanting to be an archaeologist or a soldier. Realising that archaeology was more Time Team than Indiana Jones, he commissioned into the Coldstream Guards in 2004. From Nigeria to Brunei, Belize to Buckingham Palace, Mark had a diverse and fulfilling career, seeing active service in Iraq and Afghanistan. Returning from Afghanistan he was diagnosed with PTSD and left the army in 2010. His career was over but his experiences refused to leave him. The following years were hard, but having overcome his inner demons he is now happily settled in South West London with his girlfriend and her son. He has renewed his old passion for archaeology, found a new passion for yoga and still goes to therapy.