These real stories portray a fascinating side of the military life. At times the misadventures and rigours of training can be of comical proportions. Calling-on in the military is a must read for any spirited youth. Stories from the commando course, the accidental catching of a spy and the perils of transhipment of troops are totally out of the ordinary. Some stories such as that of a quadriplegic friend opens up a cascade of tears. Others tell stories of honour, promise and selflessness, the qualities that define a true soldier. The temple parade, the insurgency raid and the story on angels even dig into contemporary philosophy. Mobilization for war, training with live weapons and grenades, and the perils such training pose. There is even an extraordinary story of man-management inside a minefield during an actual military attack. Go, pick up the book and be part of a true adventure!