The Lebanon Diaries

by Martin Malone

The Lebanon Diaries

  • ISBN-13: 9781905379255
  • Author(s): Martin Malone
  • Subject: Warfare & defence
  • Publisher: Maverick House
  • Imprint: Maverick House
  • Publication Date: 02-10-2006
  • Format: p/b

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During his five tours of duty with the UN Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL), Martin Malone has seen the best and the worst of mankind: from children patrolling the streets of Beirut with guns and grenade launchers, to young soldiers valiantly sacrificing their lives to save their comrades. Drawing on his personal diaries and letters, Malone gives a unique and revealing insight into the life of an ordinary Irish soldier. He writes about the trauma of leaving his wife and children behind, the boredom of The Curragh Camp and the unspeakable horror he witnessed in Lebanon.
About the book

During his five tours of duty with the UN Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL), Martin Malone has seen the best and the worst of mankind: from children patrolling the streets of Beirut with guns and grenade launchers, to young soldiers valiantly sacrificing their lives to save their comrades. Drawing on his personal diaries and letters, Malone gives a unique and revealing insight into the life of an ordinary Irish soldier. He writes about the trauma of leaving his wife and children behind, the boredom of The Curragh Camp and the unspeakable horror he witnessed in Lebanon.