Rick Jolly Doctor For Friend and Foe


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Britain’s Frontline Medic in The Fight For The Falklands

Dispatched to the Falkland Islands in April 1982 as part of the British Task Force, Rick Jolly was Senior Medical Officer of 3 Commando Brigade, Royal Marines. He ran the field hospital at Ajax Bay throughout the conflict,which treated nearly a thousand casualties from both sides despite severely limited resources and poor conditions.

This book tells his remarkable story,giving an intimate account of the campaign and its aftermath.A fast-paced and gripping war diary,it tells of the soldiers Royal Marines on the ground,and of the medical teams who worked tirelessly amongst dust,dirt and two unexploded bombs to save lives on a daily basis.

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Dimensions 20 × 13 × 2.5 cm

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