A Lifetime Looking Over Your Shoulder: The Experiences of the Ulster Defence Regiment


Bringing to life the experiences of the men and women of the Ulster Defence Regiment, this book unearths what it was really like being a soldier in the UDR. 

With accounts from former soldiers, A Lifetime Looking over your Shoulder examines the experiential realities of being a member of the Regiment, its role and the effect on troops who served, suffered and died as a result of wearing the UDR uniform. This book, which has been commissioned by the Regimental Association of the Ulster Defence Regiment provides an insight into the operational and daily lives of UDR soldiers. Lives filled with fear, adventure, fun and tragedy.