Chris features in the book under a different name, having joined the Royal Signals with Charlie back in the 1980s (we'll spare his blushes by not revealing which character he is).
Anyway, he sent this email yesterday:
We have recently returned from the
It certainly raised the morale of the soldiers, as regardless of age, they could all identify with something within the book and consequently “laugh out loud” actions were heard across
Many thanks again to you, your team and also to Charlie and Ian for putting the “lies” on paper (I was there remember!!) – It was thoroughly enjoyed by all. We are now waiting for book number 2 – “The Map of Africa”, what a title…..excellent.