Field of fire

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Military Illustrated - Past and Present
Vol. 211 (December 2005), p. 48-55

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Jack Swaab joined the 51st Highland Infantry division in January 1943. He fought in Tunisia, Sicily, Italy and Normandy. Here, in an extract from his war diary 'Field of fire' (Sutton), we join him as a Forward Observation Officer (FOO) in the Allied advance across Holland to the Maas