A fascinating, frank and revealing insight into life on the frontline, as told to an award-winning journalist and bestselling author by the everyday heroes of today's British Army.
What is it like to drive a Challenger tank over desert terrain for six days in a row Or hover an Apache AH1 attack helicopter a hundred metres above enemy ground How quickly can a Sapper clear a field of unexploded devices, or build a bridge - or blow one up What is it like to fix bayonets, and engage in hand to hand combat, or train a 5.56 mm SA80 sniper sight on an enemy soldier, and pull the trigger
How do you find out what a soldier must learn on his way to war... Ask him.
In this extraordinary book, Danny Danziger interviews the people who fight our wars for us, providing a unique insight into the reality of what we ask of our armed forces. Groundbreaking and utterly compelling, WE ARE SOLDIERS takes the reader to the heart of the 21st century soldier's experience.
Danny Danziger has written 11 books on a range of diverse subjects. His last title for Little, Brown -THE YEAR 1000 - went to number one and stayed on the bestseller list for seven months. Danny has a weekly interview column in the Sunday Times, Best of Times, Worst of Times, which over 12 years has won many accolades and awards.