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Tony Streather, soldier and Mountaineer (Paperback) Loot Price: R308
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Tony Streather, soldier and Mountaineer (Paperback): Henry Edmundson

Tony Streather, soldier and Mountaineer (Paperback)

Henry Edmundson

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This biography of Tony Streather describes a man who was one of the very great trailblazers of the golden age of Himalayan climbing in the 1950s. Tony Streather was a professional soldier to the core, serving in the North-West Frontier of India, Germany, Cyprus, North Borneo and Northern Ireland among many assignments. But through a chance meeting in post-Partition Pakistan, he became transport officer to a Norwegian expedition to Tirich Mir and joined the summit team that scaled the mountain for the first time. From that moment onwards, he combined soldiering with a distinguished mountaineering career. He summited Kangchenjunga as a member of the second rope in 1955 and survived tragedies on K2 and Haramosh. Many expeditions followed. His military career, which included co-founding the Army Mountaineering Association, was exemplary. For the first time, this authorized biography tells the full story of Tony Streather, soldier and mountaineer.

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Imprint: FastPrint Publishing
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Release date: July 2021
Authors: Henry Edmundson
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 8mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback
Pages: 144
ISBN-13: 978-1-78456-780-4
Categories: Books > Language & Literature > Biography & autobiography > Historical, political & military
Books > Sport & Leisure > Sports & outdoor recreation > Active outdoor pursuits > Climbing & mountaineering
Books > Humanities > History > World history > From 1900 > Postwar, from 1945
Books > History > World history > From 1900 > Postwar, from 1945
Books > Biography > Historical, political & military
LSN: 1-78456-780-9
Barcode: 9781784567804

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