Point Man, by Mark Townsend, is the incredible true story of the most dangerous job in the British army and the twenty-year-old who took it on and lived to tell the tale.
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Ambushes. Hidden bombs. Snipers.
The point man is the first to encounter these signs of danger.
He’s the soldier who leads the patrol into battle.
Few survive for long.
Between 2007 and 2008, 20-year-old Kenny Meighan was the longest-serving point man in Helmand province. An exceptionally skilful and brave private who came from a family of soldiers, he was lucky to stay alive.
This is the true story of how Kenny took on the toughest test a soldier could face and lived to tell the tale.
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