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<br /> WALKER, MAPP, DEEN, OLSSON<br /> £3.50<br /> JANUARY 2019<br /> MMAAGGAAZZIINNEE OOFF TTHHEE BBRRIITTIISSHH AARRMMYY<br /> COOL<br /> AS ICE<br /> Service<br /> sliders on<br /> the edge<br /> INDOOR SKYDIVING | PARAS HIT FRANCE | URBAN ARMOUR TEST<br /> <br /> <br /> CONTENTS<br /> FEATURES<br /> 28 Knowing me, knowing you<br /> Airborne allies bond on French test<br /> 31 Green warriors<br /> Troops boost conservation efforts<br /> 34 Streetfighter starts up<br /> Main battle tank's urban journey<br /> 37 Pack hunters<br /> Reservists prove formidable foes<br /> 41 Ice breakers<br /> Sliders excel in Austrian quest<br /> 46 Skin deep<br /> Cosmetic surgery eases pain of war<br /> 50 Take flight<br /> Virtual reality boosts Army parachuting<br /> REGULARS<br /> 7 The Informer<br /> Top stories from acro<a title="SOLDIER JAN 2019 page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/0c8371a6?page=1"> WALKER, MAPP, DEEN, OLSSON £3.50 JANUARY 2019 M</a> <a title="SOLDIER JAN 2019 page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/0c8371a6?page=2"> </a> <a title="SOLDIER JAN 2019 page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/0c8371a6?page=3"> </a> <a title="SOLDIER JAN 2019 page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/0c8371a6?page=4"> CONTENTS FEATURES 28 Knowing me, knowing you</a> <a title="SOLDIER JAN 2019 page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/0c8371a6?page=5"> 31 34 41 50 72 75 73 The need fo</a> <a title="SOLDIER JAN 2019 page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/0c8371a6?page=6"> </a> <a title="SOLDIER JAN 2019 page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/0c8371a6?page=7"> news@soldiermagazine.co.uk British troops' news a</a> <a title="SOLDIER JAN 2019 page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/0c8371a6?page=8"> A taste of Army activity across the world 1. 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SOUTH SUDAN </a> <a title="SOLDIER JAN 2019 page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/0c8371a6?page=10"> TV REVEALS ARMY LIFE ■ RECRUITING chiefs are hopi</a> <a title="SOLDIER JAN 2019 page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/0c8371a6?page=11"> news@soldiermagazine.co.uk Picture: Graeme Main </a> <a title="SOLDIER JAN 2019 page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/0c8371a6?page=12"> ` A person</a> <a title="SOLDIER JAN 2019 page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/0c8371a6?page=13"> news@soldiermagazine.co.uk Apache p</a> <a title="SOLDIER JAN 2019 page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/0c8371a6?page=14"> ON STRIKE IN SCOTLAND ■ SOLDIERS belonging to Tid</a> <a title="SOLDIER JAN 2019 page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/0c8371a6?page=15"> news@soldiermagazine.co.uk FEARLESS FUNDRAISING</a> <a title="SOLDIER JAN 2019 page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/0c8371a6?page=16"> </a> <a title="SOLDIER JAN 2019 page 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