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I.E.D. part 3 - The Minefield Engineer

64 minutes

Improvised Explosive Device

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1. Mines & minefields - background history 2. I.E.D.s 3. HALO and the situation today 4. The future - will mines and IEDs be discovered and deactivate in all parts of the world.

Simon Conway is a former British Army office and international aid worker who has cleared landmines and unexploded bombs in the aftermath of war in Africa, Asia and the Middle East. As co-chair of the cluster munitions coalition he sucsessfully campaigned for an international ban on cluster bombs. He currently serves on the board of directors of the minefield clearance charity, the HALO Trust and the weapons policy organisation, Article 36. He travels regularily overseas to conflict afflicted countries. He is also the author of 5 novels including the 2010 Ian Fleming Steel Dagger winner a loyal spy.

So it goes,

Tom Assheton & James Jackson

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Reading reference:

The Stranger by Simon Conway

Anatomy of a Soldier by Harry Parker

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