|01||Bandanas, Shades And Penguin Classics||20090622|
Hennessey is at a tea party, on a dam, in the middle of a war.
Helmand Province is where the British Army has allied with the Afghan National Army to find the Afghan solution to an Afghan problem, but that is easier said than done.
|02||Marking Time And Making Friends *||20090623|
With war raging around him, Hennessey wonders how he arrived in Afghanistan.
An English graduate at Oxford, the transition to Sandhurst was a difficult one.
|03||Tower, Windsor, Buck And Jimmys *||20090624|
Hennessey is commissioned into the Grenadier Guards and is straining at the leash to get to the Middle East.
But the British army has other plans for him - parading and primary school teaching.
|04||Cleaning Your Room *||20090625|
The Guards are ecstatic - rumour becomes reality and they head to Iraq.
The surge is ongoing, but it is not their surge.
Instead they are listening to Elvis and Johnny Cash, as they throw anything but parties at the Iraqi jail.
|05 LAST||The Road To Sangin *||20090626|
From Iraq to Helmand Province and the road to Sangin.
Battle contact, so long anticipated, proves satisfying for Hennessey and Operation Silicon is a success.
But they must now fight their way up to Sangin, as the casualties mount.