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Para, Cook, Killer, Book: It's 'Cooking' Harder Than You Think

Para, Cook, Killer, Book: It's 'Cooking' Harder Than You Think

J. R. Maxwell


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It was no joke being an airborne chef. Ready to parachute into any trouble spot at a moment's notice, the Red Berets expected a hot meal at the end of a hard day's fight, and the airborne chefs had to be there next to them. He was required to carry out his own orders and adapt to any terrain. He had to be a soldier first, chef second and ALWAYS airborne.
He was expected to perform anywhere in the world in any weather.
When it was all over after almost twenty years face a different a test. Murderers, arm robbers and adapt to a multi-cultural, ever-changing world.

This has been J R Maxwell's career, a life of experiences both rare and funny, shining a light upon a little-known and little-appreciated side of military life. Let him serve you right if you still don't appreciate military chefs, and the food they cook... ‘it's cooking harder than you think'.

ISBN : 978-1-80439-272-0

Published: 29/02/2024

Pages : 286

Size : 205x140

Imprint : Olympia Publishers

J. R. Maxwell

A sixty-three-year-old fitness fanatic who struggles to find time, even in retirement to fulfil all his loves in life: motorcycles, his wife, his dog, camping, Everton football club, running, cycling, weights, four children, five grandchildren and travel (not in any order). He is also a carer for his eighty-seven-year-old mum who can still walk ten miles a week. They balance both their times caring for his terminally ill sister, who has Down's syndrome. He likes to look good in both his physique and appearance, and to this end buys designer clothes when treating himself and his wife. He has a German family from his Army days who he loves to visit, when finances allow. His dog (Star) of seventeen years, has sadly crossed the "rainbow bridge" during the editing of this book.

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