Battle Scars: A Story of War and All That Follows (Paperback)
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Battle Scars: A Story of War and All That Follows (Paperback)

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Paperback 384 Pages / Published: 11/07/2019
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The SAS: Who Dares Wins frontman and former Royal Marine Commando tells an astonishingly candid and personal story of the costs and sacrifice of elite combat and its aftermath.

This is a true story. The events depicted took place during the last decade in an unnamed warzone. The names and locations have been redacted to protect the security of those involved and the practices of the British Special Forces. Out of respect for the KIA and survivors, everything else has been told as it happened...

Jason Fox served with the SBS for over a decade, thriving on the close bonds of the Special Forces brotherhood and the 'death or glory' nature of their missions.

Battle Scars tells the story of his career as an elite operator, from the gunfights, hostage rescues, daring escapes and heroic endeavours that defined his service, to a battle of a very different kind: the psychological devastation of combat that ultimately forced him to leave the military, and the hard reality of what takes place in the mind of a man once a career of imagined invincibility has come to an end.

Unflinchingly honest, Battle Scars is a breathtaking account of Special Forces soldiering: a chronicle of operational bravery, and of superhuman courage on and off the battlefield.

Publisher: Transworld Publishers Ltd
ISBN: 9780552176019
Number of pages: 384
Weight: 273 g
Dimensions: 198 x 127 x 23 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

'A must read.' - Ant Middleton 

'The most important book you'll ever read... Battle Scars will save lives.' - Tom Marcus, author of Soldier Spy 

'A vivid, searing account of a life at war, that tells of some incredible moments of strength and courage.' - Bear Grylls

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“An absolute rollercoaster of emotions in one book”

Superbly written and very readable book by Jason Fox about what can happen to an elite fighting leader when doubts start to cloud in and the mind becomes confused. Anyone who has suffered clinical depression will... More

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“A realistic account of Special Forces, and what PTSD was like for Foxy”

A brilliantly written book from someone who in the line of fire. You almost feel as if you were there.

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“A book for my husband which I ended up hearing/reading”

This book is written so well, my husband read all the books by all the fellas off't telly and by far Foxy's book was head and shoulders above the rest. A great read for him and hear from me as he kept... More

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