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Old 12-07-2012, 11:51 AM
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A Good Little Read- Book Recommendation

This is Scrimgeour's Small Scribbling Diary (1914 - 1916)

It is the diary of a young man who went to war in the Royal Navy during the great war. It is more than that- it details his thoughts, life and adventures and what life was aboard on a naval vessel at the time. (Silly me- of course they had no refrigeration so a diet of salt pork was obvious).

It also includes his romantic interests- he came from a priveleged background- and his connections with society.

Best of all, it is a cheap buy.

As a spoiler I would add that he was posted to HMS Invincible. The diaries end in 1916.


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