Publisher: Douglas & McIntyre (March 1, 2011)
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In 2007–08, Dr. Ray Wiss, a former infantry officer, served with the Canadian Forces at ahead working bases in Khandahar's Panjwayi valley, the realm experiencing the main extreme strive against in Afghanistan. He spent extra time within the wrestle quarter than the other Canadian medical professional, and his profitable first booklet, FOB document, used to be the diary of his time “outside the twine” in the course of that journey of duty.Captain Wiss' adventure in Afghanistan confident him that this clash used to be an extraordinary instance of an ethical battle. while requested to come back for a good longer journey of accountability within the wrestle sector, he easily agreed. once more, he stored a diary, writing with ardour in regards to the efforts, sacrifices and achievements of these Canadians who served with such contrast. Illustrated with over a hundred color pictures, A Line within the Sand tells us approximately almost all types of soldier battling in Afghanistan: the bomb technician, the engineer, the strive against medic, the “grunt” in addition to concerning the Afghans, from whom we're possible so diversified but with whom we percentage loads. it really is an impassioned insider’s view of the warfare in Afghanistan and a resounding testomony to why it concerns.