By Dillon Hillier,Russell Hillier

The quick nationwide bestseller. Dillon Hillier, a corporal with the Princess Patricia’s Canadian mild Infantry, lower back domestic from a travel in Afghanistan and began up a typical existence. but if ISIS insurgents all started attacking neighborhood populations in Iraq and somewhere else, Hillier, a long-time soldier, felt he needed to take part the motion, so he bought his truck, lied to his mom and dad approximately the place he used to be going and have become the 1st Canadian to volunteer to struggle ISIS in Iraq

For 3 months, Dillon observed the Kurdish military as they fought a sequence of battles opposed to the Islamic nation all through northern Iraq. in the course of his project, Dillon observed wrestle, skilled existence within the trenches, partnered with a former US Marine, had a bounty put on his head and realized an enormous fact: that during the chaos of conflict, the variation among lifestyles and demise is measured in inches, and a few issues can by no means be forgotten.

First Volunteer is set Hillier’s 3 months scuffling with with the Kurds in Iraq, at the entrance traces. the one cause Dillon’s travel wasn’t longer was once as the executive sought after him again domestic, secure and sound.

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