Flying Kites In Thunderstorms
True Stories of War From Soldiers Who Were There (In Support of Help for Heroes)
by Leon Mitchell
Help for Heroes
A breathtaking collection of true stories and events written by British soldiers on the front line in today’s war on terror. Nothing has been taken away or changed, what you read is exactly what happened as it happened. This book takes you closer to the front line than ever before, giving a real in-depth look into the personal emotions of our soldiers and the loss they have to face. Experience the courage and unbelievable circumstances faced by these ordinary people who have become extraordinary soldiers in a world that is alien to them.
Recent Quotes from the Media
"They will tell you: The training kicks in and you do whatever you have to do. But this book goes deeper - and lets the soldier tell it like it really is" Liz Mullen Garison FM
“Our team wholeheartedly supports the efforts of all readers who dedicate their time to raising money for Service charities ”Soldier Magazine
“Powerful, gripping, real life accounts, drawing you in so close, you can almost feel the front line ”James Merrit Kiss FM
“We must never forget who are the real heroes, I’ve never read anything so touching and so real ”Billy Halpin ITV
THIS BOOK CONTAINS STRONG LANGUAGE AND STORIES THAT MAY BE UPSETTING TO THE READER
Born in 1981, Cambridgeshire England, graduating from the Academy of Contemporary Music in Guildford, Surry. Has gone onto achieve much success across the creative arts in the UK and around the world. To compliment his career within the world of entertainment and away from day to day work, a strong writer and director who loves to inspire others through his work and the way he views the world has emerged. From 2003 to 2006 Leon served in the British Army and joined 16 Air Assault Brigade. Today Leon still works within entertainment with his main focus on Charity work.