They Fight Like Soldiers, They Die Like Children

They Fight Like Soldiers, They Die Like Children

Paperback Hutchinson

By (author) Romeo Dallaire

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  • Publisher: Hutchinson
  • Format: Paperback | 320 pages
  • Dimensions: 153mm x 233mm x 23mm | 425g
  • Publication date: 4 November 2010
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0091796326
  • ISBN 13: 9780091796327
  • Edition statement: Airports / Ireland / Export and Waterstones ed
  • Sales rank: 552,750

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Lt. General Romeo Dallaire served as force commander of the UN mission to Rwanda but instead of achieving peace there as he set out to do, he and his force were caught up in a vortex of civil war and genocide. Dallaire left Rwanda a broken man, disillusioned, suicidal. He told his story in the award-winning international sensation Shake Hands with the Devil. Now, in the same personal and impassioned tone, he speaks up for those without a voice -- the children who don't choose to fight, but who are simply born into soldiering.

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Romeo Dallaire joined the Canadian Army in 1964. A three star General, he served as Deputy Commander of the Canadian Army and later in the Ministry of Defence. General Dallaire was medically released from the armed forces in April 2000 due to posttraumatic stress disorder and is now special adviser to the Canadian government on war-affected children and the prohibition of small arms distribution. In January 2002, he received the inaugural Aegis Award for Genocide Prevention in London.