In Wheels, Waves, Wings and Drums, Peter Beatson recalls his early life in the English Midlands from 1919 to the onset of World War II. His story continues with enlistment in the R.A.F. medical service. When he is posted overseas in 1941, his ship is torpedoed and sinks. Among the survivors, he spends the next two years in Sierra Leone, West Africa, fi ghting malaria, caring for the sick and injured, and finding adventure on water, land, and in the...
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