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Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:. Email required Address never made public. Name required. Search for:. Blog at WordPress. Post to Cancel. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. His vehicle was hit by multiple rocket-propelled grenades, but he drove through the ambush and extracted his wounded colleagues from the vehicle, all the time exposed to further enemy fire.
He was cited on this occasion for "valour of the highest order". While back on duty on 11 June , a rocket-propelled grenade hit Beharry's vehicle, incapacitating his commander and injuring several of the crew.
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Despite his very serious head injuries, Beharry took control of his vehicle and drove it out of the ambush area before losing consciousness. He required brain surgery for his head injuries, and he was still recovering when he was awarded the Victoria Cross in March I am a Grenadian like Beharry however we don't all speak like that.
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Trying to employ a creole accent made the book unbearable to listen. I have opted to purchase the hard back. Wow, you get a really good sense of what life in Grenada is like at both ends of the spectrum, to me a powerful listen - the extreme bravery really comes to life in this and is a really worthwhile listen.
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Johnson Beharry is a true hero in my eyes and his story is engaging. The narrator is very good and adds to the engagement of listening to the book.
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