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The autobiography of Barry Stranack's life, some of which were in the military. He details his life within the Rhodesian Light Infantry before serving as an under age mercenary with 5 Commando in the Congo for 18 months during the 60's. Returning to Rhodesia, he served as a clandestine Operator in the famous Selous Scouts. 

This is a book which will expose just what goes on behind the scenes in the war zone of those in uniform. It contains stories that will challenge you to the core. Stories that contain drama, excitement, action, suspense, frustration, humour, extreme courage, romance and heartache laced with passion. This is a book that will inspire many in their everyday walk.

First published November 2015, softcover, 525 pages.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Suffering from ADHD, Barry as a child, was written off as being stupid and he never completed his matric. Today, he is a healthcare practitioner, specializing as a chiropractor and holds three University degrees. Barry is also a Shihan (master instructor) and holds a 8th Dan in Sankukai karate. He is indeed living proof that you should always get back on your feet and to keep going, to try again and to never give up on life.

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Fantastic read

Lots of truths and eye openers...

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R.L.
Tell it how it is

What a fantastic book. I am so impressed with the honesty and the humbleness of the entire story of the life of a great man. Enormous respect from someone who can relate in many ways, honour and respect his feelings, but possibly never really comprehend all the extremes. This is something everyone should read to better understand themselves and make them realise that a positive outlook on life is the key to happiness and success. Thank you for sharing such a motivational concept on life. God bless you Barry Stranack.

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J.
Superbly written book.

This is a superbly written book that everyone should read. It's natural and honest style draws the reader into, not only a fascinating and inspiring life story, but also through often untold experiences in the Congo War. The book's structure makes for accessible and interesting reading and leaves the reader believing that choice, direction and care can overcome all circumstances.

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N.D.
Exciting autobiography!

This very exciting autobiography is all about standing up when others would fall and fail.

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T.L.
Five Star!

One of the most exciting book I have ever read. Packed with emotion, hair raising feats, action, bravery and humour. Wow what a book what a man!