What would you do if you were faced with a difficult choice between fighting for your country and being there for your family during a time of personal tragedy?
The book 'Two Battles Two Wars; 1980-1982' by David McDonald shares the captivating true story of a young Royal Navy sailor who is sent on a mission 5,000 miles away to the Falkland Islands during the 1982 conflict between the UK and Argentina. In the midst of the maritime war, the sailor should also confront personal battles and emotions related to his 11-year-old daughter's recovery from a severe car accident that occurred 18 months prior in 1980.
The readers will be taken on a rollercoaster journey between life on board and life back home. With a perfect blend of humor and raw emotion, MacDonald seamlessly weaves together the lives of the sailors on board and their loved ones at home, leaving readers unable to tear themselves away until the very last page.
David McDonald is a former Petty Officer in the Royal Navy who brings his firsthand experiences to life in his debut book about his time aboard HMS Plymouth during the Falklands conflict in 1982. This is not an ordinary war memoir – David's emotional account is interwoven with the devastating aftermath of his daughter's serious road accident in 1980, making it a heart-wrenching and emotional tale.
David MacDonald, in his book, 'Two Battles Two Wars; 1980-1982', will transport the readers on a gripping journey of maritime warfare, drawing from his personal diary accounts. While vividly depicting the realities of battle, David also emphasizes the emotional toll that war can have on individuals and their loved ones, making it a powerful and thought-provoking read.
Are you ready to dive deeper into the pages of this captivating read? 'Two Battles Two Wars; 1980-1982' by David McDonald will keep you hooked from the beginning till the end. It is available on the website and on Amazon.