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Author Event with Ian Mansfield: A life dedicated to landmine clearance around the world

September 08, 2019

Ian Mansfield, author of Stepping into a Minefield, will be in store at Harry Hartog Maroochydore on Sunday 22nd August at 2pm.

 Through his personal bravery and commitment to the worthy cause of ridding the world of the scourge of mines he has helped save the lives of thousands of men women and children. His book is a great read. It tells the story of a man on a mission to do something good in the world. – Lieutenant General (Retired) Peter Leahy AC. – Chief of the Australian Army (2002 – 2008)

This book is a personal account of Ian’s life and how he spent 20 years dedicated to land mine clearance. Please come along and show your support to a true  legend!

Ian’s book ‘Stepping into a Minefield; A life dedicated to landmine clearance around the world’ is his personal account of the dangers and tragedies involved in landmine clearance , but also reveals the great humanity, dedication and humor of the thousands of brave men and women clearing landmines today. He shows that there can be light where darkness lies.

Read more about Ian Mansfield here

Free Event

Where: Harry Hartog Maroochydore, Sunshine Plaza

When: 2pm, Sunday 22nd August

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This impressive book from a man who was for decades engaged in the fight against the disastrous weapon of landmines….outlines the credibility of Ian Mansfield in saving lives and reducing the suffering of landmine victims, appreciated by mine affected countries and by donors. – Dr Cornelio Sommaruga. – President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (1987 – 1999)

An excellent insight into Ian Mansfield and his family’s experiences living in war-torn countries, and the technical side of his work managing large scale mine clearance programmes. Ian Mansfield is an outstanding Australian who has made a substantial contribution in the international humanitarian arena. – Prince Mired bin Raad of Jordan. – Special Envoy for the Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention

 

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