My Serial number is 6545-01-522. I was unpacked from a plastic case, pulled open, checked and reassembled. A black marker wrote BA5799 O POS on me and I was placed in the left thigh pocket of BA5799’s combat trousers. I stayed there; the pocket was rarely unfastened…
A life-affirming story of compassion and survival, Anatomy of a Soldier is a moving novel about one man’s journey of survival and the experiences of those around him, as seen by objects such as boots, a helmet, a bike, a snowflake, an exploding IED and medical implements.
Written by Harry Parker, who grew up in Wiltshire and joined the Army at 23 serving in Iraq and Afghanistan, this dramatic tale has sold across the world and Army&You is delighted to have a copy to give away to one lucky reader.
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