Hi I'm Bob. I write what catches my thoughts at the time. As a result I have written books about the British Resistance during WWII, 18th Century smuggling and about the struggle for forces families to get out of Burma after the Japanese had invaded.
The Long Walk Home
by Bob Looker
When the Japanese invade Burma in 1941 there were many British Army families living there. This is a story of the evacuation of these families and is told from the perspective of one 7 year old boy travelling with his mother and many other families from their home in Maymyo, near Mandalay. They travelled by road, train, steamer, Trek...
Categories: All Children's Lit; All Nonfiction; History
by Bob Looker
When an agricuitrual engineer spots a group of people being landed, along the banks of the River Cuckmere, he sets in motion three days that changed the whole outcome of the Second World War. He was a member of the Top Secret 'Auxiliary Units' - The British Resistance. Credit for stopping Hitlers invasion of England, could have been...
In the late 18th Century, Smuggling was at its height in Southern England . The smugglers of Aldfriston, in the Cuckmere valley. They worked hard to keep their contraband away from the Customs men, but a large consignment was captured by the local Customs 'Riding Officer' and taken to the Customs House in Newhaven. The capture of...
The Pheasant was the code name for a very secret person in England, during WWII. He was to be the commander of the British Resistance Movement if the Germans invaded. He had kept this secret all his life, until his grandson asked the question "What did you do in the war, Granddad?" Was this now the time to tell his story? As he had...
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