Anthony McNally


ANTHONY MCNALLY is a former British soldier that saw active service in Northern Ireland and the 1982 Falklands War where he was credited with the shooting down of two enemy aircraft with SAM (Surface to air) missiles. After being diagnosed with PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) he began writing about his experiences which led to his successful writing career and his books ‘Still Watching Men Burn’ and his trauma poetry and World War One book ‘Screaming in Silence.’ Anthony is internationally recognised for his tireless campaigning for better treatment and understanding of veterans with mental health problems he is highly sought after by press and media around the world to give his views on the subject. Living in the tranquil English Lake district with his wife Linda and his two Labrador dogs, Anthony continues to write, especially poetry, which he finds very therapeutic and helpful with his PTSD. If you have enjoyed the exploits of ‘Connor Ryan’ and would like to read more, please take a few minutes to leave a review as this is very important to Independent authors. Please visit the author’s website to see his other work.

Smashwords Interview

What is your writing process?
Just crack on with it, let it evolve.
How do you approach cover design?
I find the correct image for the book and then hand it over to the professionals to make it a knock out cover like 'Sons of Eirinn,'
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British soldier Tony McNally had a vital job in the Falklands - as a Rapier missile operator, his job was to protect the British ships and men from air attack by the fearless and desperate Argentinian pilots. His war went well when he shot down two Argentine jets - until June 8, 1982 when McNally and his Rapier system were dug in on the hillside overlooking Port Pleasant near Fitzroy

Screaming in Silence
Trauma Poetry / PTSD / World War One.


Screaming in Silence / Trauma Poetry and WW1 Short Story.
Price: Free! Words: 15,800. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
Tony McNally covers a wide range of subject matter, Politics, murder, homelessness, divorce, Religion and obviously War, McNally hits the readers with the ferocity of an exploding grenade then the gentleness of a poppy petal blowing gracefully in the summer breeze.

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