A Scottish Story: A coming of age in the town of Arbroath.

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A memoir of life in the Scottish coastal town of Arbroath during the 1940's and 1950's. A vivid description of characters, events and the way of life. From a small town virtually untouched by the events of WWII the author and family moved to Berlin! The father returning after 5 years as a POW is offered a position as a driver for the Control Commission of Germany. War damage as seen through the eyes of a small boy is vivid and detailed. The plight of the people, the divided city and the ruins leave a lasting impression. Returning to Arbroath after 3 years in Germany posed problems for all the family. Rationing and living conditions were far worse than those left behind. A taste of how life could be shaped attitudes and motivated decisions of the author and his brother.

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Served 15 years in the RAF as a Chief Tech in Fighter, Bomber and Coastal Commands. Now a US citizen living in Northern California. Published author of verse and multiple contributions to Aviation History Magazine.

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