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No Way Out

The Searing True Story of Men Under Siege
Narrated by: Gunnar Cauthery
Length: 9 hrs and 45 mins
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Publisher's Summary

In Helmand province in July 2006, Major Adam Jowett was given command of Easy Company, a hastily assembled and understrength unit of Paras and Royal Irish rangers. Their mission was to hold the District Centre of Musa Qala at any cost. Easy Company found themselves in a ramshackle compound, cut off and heavily outnumbered by the Taliban in the town. 

In No Way Out, Adam evokes the heat and chaos of battle as the Taliban hit Easy Company with wave after wave of brutal attack. He describes what it was like to have responsibility for the lives of his men as they fought back heroically over 21 days and nights of relentless, nerve-shredding combat. Finally, as they came down to their last rounds and death stared Easy Company in the face, the siege took an extraordinary turn.... 

Powerful, highly charged and moving, No Way Out is Adam's tribute to the men of Easy Company who paid a heavy price for serving their country. 

 PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your Library section along with the audio. 

©2018 Adam Jowett (P)2018 Macmillan Digital Audio

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its a good ture story. very mildy tone down.

very true story line. a story told to show sacrifices are not in vain n the misconstrued hierarchy of the military is ever present in all country

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Intense and fully engaging

Brilliant book and gives a real sense of the intensity of war. Respect to all who have served and to those in Easy Company

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A truly great read

A truly gripping story, I enjoyed listening and being part of it.
listening to the epilogue I found myself in tears and smiling at the same time

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A great story.

Loved this story. The camaraderie developed by the troops in this s**thole really shines through. Great narration. I had to keep reminding myself that the author and the performer were 2 different individuals.

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  • Anthony Duffy
  • 28-06-2018

Narrator was excellent

I'm amazed at how the narrator managed to pull off Irish brummie and Northern Irish accents. Fascinating story

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  • Michael Jones
  • 22-06-2018

Exceptional

Fantastic read and really drives home the heroism and absolute tanasity of our guys who fought overseas. I've literally never read a book as quick as I did this! highly highly recommend.

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  • peter
  • 07-06-2018

A Soldiers Story

A gripping account enhanced by a talented narrator. I feel that the epilogue should have been a prologue. To allow the authors story to say bollocks to his critics.

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  • Jake
  • 28-06-2018

Shattering

An incredible account of the front line action against the Taliban. Adam and his brave men were put in an impossible situation yet through hard grit and determination they succeeded in fending off the enemy. This is the realest, rawest and most exhilarating book I’ve read on the war in Afghanistan. Those lads are heroes, nothing but respect!

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  • Dan Kirby
  • 31-05-2018

Fantastic Book

Good review which really gives an insight into the soldiers struggles in Helmand, and not what the main stream media reported.

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  • 17-01-2019

Wow...

loved it...couldnt stop once it started...true story...full respect to Easy company..
they all shpuld be honoured..

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  • kelly
  • 13-01-2019

An authentic and insightful view of combat

Kept me hooked, a slow start, but a nessecity to set the context. A realistic and vivid description of commamd in combat operations.

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  • Jonathan Bentham
  • 19-12-2018

War at the sharp end

Brilliant account of gut wrenching decisions, constant pressure under fire and all the love for brothers in arms even though they've only been together for days.
High paced, superbly written and narrated very well.
Really couldn't give a higher review, it kept me wanting to get back in the car for a drive just so I could listen.

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  • lewis towler
  • 01-12-2018

Brilliant

I personally know Adam from when he come out of the army and I done a short spell working with him,what a legend he is I’m proud to know him

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  • AlexC123
  • 19-11-2018

Fantastic!

Brilliant account of what had happened! Must read/Listen. Could not stop, Listening, one of my favourites