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<br /> MAGAZINE OF THE BRITISH ARMY<br /> £3.50<br /> JUNE 2019<br /> BLACKBURN, REDKNAPP, SOLOMON, TUFNELL<br /> SO YOU<br /> WANT TO BE A<br /> GENERAL?<br /> The secrets of<br /> Sandhurst's<br /> two-star course<br /> D-DAY VOYAGE<br /> Veterans journey<br /> back 75 years<br /> GRUB'S UP<br /> How raw aggression and an insect-based diet could save you in the wild<br /> + All the latest news, views and reviews from across the ranks PLUS ten packed pages of SoldierSport action<br /> <br /> <br /> CONTENTS<br /> FEATURES<br /> 32 The survival game<br /> Troops perfect escape and evasion drills<br /> 38 Still waters<br /> Ex-soldier prepares for Normandy return<br /> 44 Luck of the draw<br /> Veterans reflect on D-Day's close shaves<br /> 46 A modern major general<br /> Rubbing shoulders with the top brass<br /> REGULARS<br /> 7 The Informer<br /> <a title="SOLDIER JUN 2019 page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c58696ae?page=1"> MAGAZINE OF THE BRITISH ARMY £3.50 JUNE 2019 BL</a> <a title="SOLDIER JUN 2019 page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c58696ae?page=2"> </a> <a title="SOLDIER JUN 2019 page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c58696ae?page=3"> </a> <a title="SOLDIER JUN 2019 page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c58696ae?page=4"> CONTENTS FEATURES 32 The survival game </a> <a title="SOLDIER JUN 2019 page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c58696ae?page=5"> When we landed some 30 minutes after the initial </a> <a title="SOLDIER JUN 2019 page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c58696ae?page=6"> </a> <a title="SOLDIER JUN 2019 page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c58696ae?page=7"> news@soldiermagazine.co.uk British troops' news a</a> <a title="SOLDIER JUN 2019 page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c58696ae?page=8"> A taste of Army activity across the world </a> <a title="SOLDIER JUN 2019 page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c58696ae?page=9"> 2. 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