I think the title represents a kind of Guinness , as the five have worn military uniforms from different countries in the space of thirty months in time of war , it is. Three uniforms were scrolls, and two taxes . Our Author juggles the events of this war ” disgusting and inhuman ” to break the chronological , and it does at the end of some chapters to narrate , dates back episodes and thoughts regarding the chapters themselves. However, the diary also seasoned with some funny anecdote related to their own experiences and highlight one fact: in every historical context , can co-exist good and bad people on both sides . Although a bachelor , thanks to his initiative and his strong character, he managed to survive the horrors of the war, he could not get rid of the “ghosts” of the past still jumps for a minimum burst, to the sound of the horn or for a blow dry at home. Think of what he must have suffered ! But that is easily understood by scrolling through the narrative , engaging and meticulous to the point of giving rise to a kind of writing “visual” .