Description - Field of Fire by Jack Swaab
Jack Swaab joined the veteran 51st (Highland) Infantry Division on 3 January 1943. In May 1944 he records the restless time as his regiment prepared for the invasion of Normandy. In September 1944 Swaab's role changed dramatically, as he moved from commanding a troop to being a forward observation officer.
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Author Biography - Jack Swaab
Jack Swaab enlisted in the Royal Artillery on 10 September 1939. He kept a war diary from December 1942 until August 1945, seeing action in Tunisia, Sicily and Italy before becoming a forward observation officer in the North West Europe campaign. He was mentioned in despatches and awarded the Military Cross. Jack Swaab is married and has two sons. He lives in London.