Bumpers & Bed blocks is a part true part fictional portrayal of army life in the mid 70’s.
Starting with a KAPE tour in the Midland, moving on to the daily routine of barracks life at Colchester Garrison as air portable Battalion. Then it’s off to Soltau, Germany for a 6 week, holiday, I mean exercise.
Here are just a few subjects covered in the book; sick parade, PTI’s, RSM’s drill parades, out on the town, going on leave, army grub, Rheinsehlen Camp, Soltau, Wolfgang, yellow handbags, larkspur radio, tabbing and more tabbing, digging in, gas gas gas, SOXMIX, Hitler, Hamburg’s red light district, The Reeperbahn and on a serious note Bergen Belsen and lots, lot’s more. The book is also full of interesting facts you probably didn’t know.