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Riassunto: The dramatic true story of a brave young soldier who laid down his life to save a comrade, and the struggle to identify his burial place and repatriate his remains. On 15 September 1961, eighteen year old Trooper Patrick Mullins was posted missing after a bloody ambush of an Irish UN convoy in the Congo. During the fierce gun-fight, Mullins was killed and his body taken as spoils of war by the rebel militia. When Ireland finally ended its UN mission in the Congo Tpr. Mullins' body remained buried in an unknown grave. With the 50th anniversary of his death fast approaching, the Mullins family remains caught in the terrible nightmare of maintaining an empty grave at the foothills of the Galtee Mountains. This fascinating book describes Mullins' story, the struggle to find his body, and the difficulties in bringing it home.
L'autore: Ralph Riegel is the author of Hidden Soldier and Afraid of the Dark: The Tragic Story of Robert Houlihan. He is the southern correspondent of the Irish Independent and the Evening Herald. John O'Mahony is from Waterford and enlisted in the army in 1960 and served in the Congo with Patrick Mullins in the Armoured Car Group of the 35th battalion in 1961.
Titolo: Missing in Action: The 50 Year Search for ...
Casa editrice: Mercier Press
Data di pubblicazione: 2011
Condizione libro: very good
Descrizione libro The Mercier Press Ltd, 2011. Paperback. Condizione libro: Brand New. 256 pages. 8.35x5.28x0.87 inches. In Stock. Codice libro della libreria zk1856356949
Descrizione libro Mercier Press, 2011. Condizione libro: Very Good. N/A. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Great condition for a used book! Minimal wear. Codice libro della libreria GRP71770790
Descrizione libro Mercier Press, 2011. Condizione libro: Good. N/A. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Codice libro della libreria GRP71313321
Descrizione libro Mercier Press, 2011. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria 1856356949
Descrizione libro Mercier Press, 2011. Paperback. Condizione libro: Used: Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!. Codice libro della libreria 1856356949