British Military Personnel of the Gulf War: British Army Personnel of the Gulf War, Royal Air Force Personnel of the Gulf War, Richard Kemp

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General Books, 2010 - 134 pages
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 25. Chapters: British Army personnel of the Gulf War, British military leaders of the Gulf War, Royal Air Force personnel of the Gulf War, Richard Kemp, Andy McNab, Graeme Lamb, Chris Ryan, Rupert Smith, Anthony Cleland Welch, John Cooper, Peter de la Billi re, Anthony Loyd, Glenn Torpy, Barbara Cooper, Pablo Mason, James Hewitt, Andy Salmon, Philip Wilcocks, Robert Fry, Michael Wilkes, Tony Geraghty, Simon Falla, Richard Shirreff, Adam Holloway, Jamie Lowther-Pinkerton, Cliff Spink, John Nichol, Richard Garwood, John Chapple, Ken Hames, John Peters, Mark Mans, Simon Mayall, Patrick Cordingley, Louis Lillywhite, Peter Ratcliffe, Jacko Page, Christopher Hammerbeck, Sam Salt. Excerpt: Colonel Richard Justin Kemp CBE (born 14 April 1959) served in the British Army from 1977 to 2006. He was Commander of British Forces in Afghanistan, an infantry battalion Commanding Officer, worked for the Joint Intelligence Committee and COBR and completed 14 operational tours of duty around the globe. After retiring from the army, Kemp turned to writing. His first book, Attack State Red is an account of the 2007 campaign undertaken by the Royal Anglian Regiment, documenting their initial deployment and trials in Afghanistan. Attack State Red was listed as a bestseller in the Sunday Times, two weeks after initial release. Kemp was educated at Colchester Royal Grammar School. He then served as a soldier and officer in the Royal Anglian Regiment from 1977 to 2006. He started his training as an infantry soldier in 1977 at Bassingbourn Barracks, Cambridgeshire. The following year he entered the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst and was commissioned as second lieutenant on the General List on 5 August 1978. He was posted back to the Royal Anglian Regiment on 3 March 1979, his first regimental appointment was as a platoon commander with the 3rd Battalion, ...

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