Diary of a Common Soldier by F. R. McMillan
Approx. 85,470 words.
Published on December 16, 2012 by
In 1941 'Mac' McMillan was drafted into B Company of the 9th Battalion of the Rifle Brigade to serve in North Africa. Throughout his two years of Army service he kept a personal diary of his experiences of war including the challenges of the terrain, the lack of supplies and constant struggle to survive. This is a fascinating account of events taking place during a pivotal period in World War II.