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"It is criminal that such a significant and brave action by Scottish soldiers is not afforded its rightful place ... For that reason alone 4.5 Years is worth reading...an honest and realistic account of Dave's experiences as he relives them through the pages of his book."
Scottish Association of the Teachers of History
"A fascinating Prisoner of War-Internee-Prisoner of War story. Dave's personality, technical skills, common sense and Scottish entrepreneurial attitude shine through. Interesting asides, explanations and information allow the young modern reader to understand the attitudes, the tensions, the subtleties and the realities of the time."
Don Marshall, Military History Enthusiast
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