My memory of sitting in a trench overlooking the misty plains below is tinged with satisfaction of a job well done but, in reality, the cost to the taxpayer was huge as large armies are expensive. Yes, we held the line during the Cold War, but at what cost?
Author: John Bennett
John F Bennett has lived near Canterbury for most of his life, he has had two careers simultaneously, a Motor Engineer with an insurance company, and spent 27 years in the Army Reserve. After he retired in 2013, he travelled extensively writing travel blogs, his Army memoirs and a family history chronicling PTSD through conflict. John has an author page on Amazon online. This led to writing a series of books currently going through the publication process. The latest, his childhood memories, has a foreword written by Michael Morpurgo. John and his wife Sue have hens, cats and a daft Labrador.’
There are many farm shops in the Garden of England for fresh food, more aware of the needs of the individual discerning customer base
Over the last few dying years of the Cold War, Elham became a hotbed of military activity, completely unknown to most of its inhabitants.