So You Want To Be A Gurkha by Chris Darnell
Approx. 24,210 words.
Published on February 24, 2012 by
Gurkha soldiers are global superstars. They are fighting warriors from the hills of Nepal and have been in the service of the British Crown since 1815. The myths and legends surrounding Gurkhas and their martial deeds abound and are all justified.
So You Want To Be A Gurkha is a personal story about how the author - Chris Darnell came to be a British Officer in the Gurkhas.