Top positive review
on 29 March 2017
Fascinating read of the exploits of the Home Guard. Reading this diary really bought home to me how close the civilians in the Home Counties were to the war. As with other diaries of this time this book gives the reader a feeling of what it was like to live during those times as the author describes nearby bombing raids with loss of life in the same entry as he talks about the daily trivia of life such as shopping trips into town. There is a stoical acceptance that life goes on which runs through the book.