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Soldiers and Sherpas By Brummie Stokes

Soldiers and Sherpas
by Brummie Stokes

John Henry "Brummie" Stokes tells his story in this book, from his birth in 1945, through his poverty-stricken childhood. In 1963 he joined the Green Jackets, and in 1966 the SAS and this book describes his military campaigns as well as how he reached the summit of Everest in 1976.
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Soldiers and Sherpas: A Taste for Adventure by Brummie Stokes

John Henry "Brummie" Stokes tells his story in this book, from his birth in 1945, through his poverty-stricken childhood. In 1963 he joined the Green Jackets, and in 1966 the SAS and this book describes his military campaigns as well as how he reached the summit of Everest in 1976 via the South Col route with fellow SAS climber Bronco Lane. The book also tell how the author made his first attempt on Everest's Northeast Ridge in 1986 with Mo Anthoine and Joe Brown, while describing the psychological and physical stress that the preparation for a big climb entails.

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GOR001240802
Soldiers and Sherpas: A Taste for Adventure by Brummie Stokes
Brummie Stokes
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Hodder & Stoughton General Division
1990-02-15
256
0340511176
9780340511176
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