Legionnaire: Five Years in the French Foreign Legion
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Next, he set his sights on business - he ran some of the most well-known companies in South East Asia and was one of Chris Patten's key allies during the handover of Hong Kong. For literature, just as the Legion Etrangere, may have the power to bring us all together - and expertly so under the pen of Mr.
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He holds an honorary degree in Law, from the University of Bath and attended the (SEP) Stanford Executive Program in the US. As a teenager, nursing a broken heart and determined to prove himself, he joined the French Foreign Legion. Following a suggestion by his wife, Murray joined Pen Hadow for a trek to the Geographic South Pole.For he shared one trait with these hard men from all nations and backgrounds: a determination never to surrender.
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Perhaps it's no surprise that his wife of 43 years, Jennifer, is the first woman to have flown a helicopter solo around the world . It now seems as though he is changing his tune and is looking for a different solution which will give the country independence and yet keep it tied to France.
Murray recounts these adventures in an intelligent and humorous manner that is reminiscent of how stories are told around the tables in any regimental mess.