The author was born before the start of the Second World War, so he experienced the whole of the conflict, including German bombing raids and severe food shortages.
He was educated in classes with large numbers of pupils because so many teachers had been called up to serve in the armed forces.
His father was one of the first members of Ian Fleming’s intelligence-gathering commandos, so the author met and talked to many of these brave soldiers.
For some months, he was evacuated to Tenby in South Wales, as his home had been requisitioned by the military.
Finally living in Leicester until the end of hostilities.
Childhoods Are Forever
This compelling book tells the story of a young boy’s progress through the second world war, whilst learning to live with his dysfunctional family and coping with the disruption of wartime Britain. It also reveals his surprising connection with Ian Fleming’s Special Forces intelligence-gathering...