What is a firefighter?They are the person next doorThey are like you and me with warts and worries and unfulfilled dreams.Yet they stand taller than most of us.The latest book from author and retired fireman David Pike, I Was a London Firefighter is an anthology of factual narratives and fictional tales loosely based around the personal experiences of individual members of the London Fire Brigade.
Ranging from the mid-19th century to the present day, the book includes direct reminiscences by former firefighters alongside descriptions of key historical figures like Massey Shaw, Sidney Gamble and Joe Milner.
It takes in such subjects as
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 358 pages
- Publisher: AUSTIN MACAULEY PUBLISHERS LTD
- Publication Date: 31/10/2018
- Category: Biography: general
- ISBN: 9781528918008