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Joseph Hugh McManners is a British author, television producer and presenter, journalist, and musician, and songwriter.

He was born into an academic family in Oxford, the son of historian The Rev. Professor John McManners, and was brought up in Australia. He was educated at Sydney Church of England Grammar School, Shore, Magdalen College School Oxford, and the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst. He read Geography at St Edmund Hall Oxford.

McManners spent eighteen years in the British Army, the majority of his time serving with 3 Commando Brigade. He was commissioned into the Royal Artillery in 1973 and was promoted Lieutenant in 1974 and Captain in 1979.

During the Falklands War in 1982 he fought with the Special Boat Service and worked with the SAS, and was awarded a Mention in Despatches. He was promoted Major in 1985. He spent five years with 148 Commando Forward Observation Battery, as a commando, paratrooper and an army diving supervisor, and ran the British Army’s jungle warfare training school in Belize. McManners then passed the year-long Army Staff College course at Camberley, and spent two years working at the Ministry of Defence in London. He has served at Fort Ord California with the US Army's 2nd Infantry Division (Light), on counter terrorist duties in Armagh, Northern Ireland, and with the United Nations in Cyprus during the Turkish invasion of 1974. After commanding 17 Corunna Field Battery [1] with the 13th/18th Royal Hussars [2], he retired from the Army in 1989.

McManners was the Defence Correspondent of The Sunday Times newspaper for five years, and also contributed to other major UK newspapers including The Observer andThe Daily Telegraph also writing an article in The Independent regarding the controversial shoot to kill policy. He has co-produced a list of television documentaries and series on military subjects. He co-presented the BBC2 Bare Necessities survival series. He is the author of many military books including the hard-hitting Scars of War, and several very successful Dorling Kindersley titles, including the Outdoor Training Manual and the Commando Survival Guide. He continues to work as an author and broadcaster, lives in London, and has two very musical sons. Also a musician and songwriter, he is the singer and guitarist for The BashBand.

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Total Books: 53
Gulf War One The Truth from Those Who Were There
2011 - Gulf War One the Truth From Those Who Were There (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780091936013
ISBN-10: 0091936012
Genre: History

Gulf War One Real Voices from the Front Line
2010 - Gulf War One Real Voices From the Front Line (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780091935986
ISBN-10: 0091935989
Genre: History

Forgotten Voices of the Falklands The Real Story of the Falklands War
Forgotten Voices of the Falklands
2007 - Forgotten Voices of the Falklands [Part 1 of 3 - Forgotten Voices/Falklands - Pt. 1] (Audio CD)
ISBN-13: 9781846570575
ISBN-10: 1846570573

Complete Wilderness Training Manual
2007 - Complete Wilderness Training Manual (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780756628048
ISBN-10: 0756628040
Genres: Sports & Outdoors, Outdoors & Nature

Forgotten Voices of the Falklands The Real Story of the Falklands War in the Words of Those Who Were There
Outdoor Survival Guide
2007 - Outdoor Survival Guide [Dk Living] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781405319980
ISBN-10: 1405319984
Genre: Sports & Outdoors

Ultimate Special Forces
2006 - Ultimate Special Forces (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780756618988
ISBN-10: 0756618983
Genres: History, Reference

Elite- und Spezialverbnde weltweit
2005 - Elite- Und Spezialverbnde Weltweit (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9783613025295
ISBN-10: 3613025299

2004 - Hiking [101 Essential Tips] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780756606145
ISBN-10: 0756606144
Genres: Sports & Outdoors, Outdoors & Nature

The Complete Wilderness Training Book
1999 - The Complete Wilderness Training Book [DK Living] (Other)
ISBN-13: 9780613171496
ISBN-10: 0613171497
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Outdoors & Nature

Guide de l'aventure en pleine nature
1999 - Guide De L'aventure En Pleine Nature (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9782740406359
ISBN-10: 2740406355

DK Living Outdoor Survival Guide
1998 - Dk Living Outdoor Survival Guide [DK Living] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780751306446
ISBN-10: 0751306444

101 Essential Tips Hiking
1998 - 101 Essential Tips Hiking [101 Essential Tips] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780789427762
ISBN-10: 0789427761
Genres: Sports & Outdoors, Outdoors & Nature
  • Currently 4.3/5 Stars.

Water Sports
1997 - Water Sports [Adventure Handbooks] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780751355024
ISBN-10: 075135502X

Water Sports An Outdoor Adventure Handbook
1997 - Water Sports an Outdoor Adventure Handbook (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780789414793
ISBN-10: 0789414791
Genres: Children's Books, Health, Fitness & Dieting

Abenteuer Outdoor Zeltlager
1997 - Abenteuer Outdoor Zeltlager (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9783613502666
ISBN-10: 3613502666

Adventure Handbook Biking
1996 - Adventure Handbook Biking [Adventure Handbooks] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780751354553
ISBN-10: 0751354554

Outdoor Adventure Handbook
1996 - Outdoor Adventure Handbook (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780751353822
ISBN-10: 0751353825

Biking An Outdoor Adventure Handbook
1996 - Biking an Outdoor Adventure Handbook [Adventure Handbooks Series] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780789411051
ISBN-10: 0789411059
Genre: Children's Books
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.

Top Guns
1996 - Top Guns (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780563387077
ISBN-10: 0563387076
Genres: History, Reference, Substores

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