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During the second World War Orwell served as a sergeant in the Home Guard and also worked as a journalist for the BBC, Observer and Tribune, where he was literary editor from 1943 to 1945. It was in the winter 1943 / 44 that he wrote Animal Farm, and when the war was over he moved to Scotland. It was Animal Farm that made finally Orwell prosperous. His other world wide success was Nineteen Eighty-Four, published in 1949, which Orwell said was written "to alter other people's idea of the kind of society they should strive after.
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