Hugh McManners

Hugh McManners was a captain in 148 Commando Forward Observation Battery, serving with the Special Boat Squadron during the Falklands War. He joined the British Army in 1972 and in 1975 was sponsored by them to read Geography at Oxford University. He subsequently spent thirteen years with 3 Commando Brigade before attending Staff College, working in the MoD and leaving the army in 1989. He is the author of Forgotten Voices of the Falklands, Falklands Commando and The Scars of War.