Spitfire - a Memory of Callander.

I well recall the day I set off for school, it was sunny as I left the house by Black`s garage. As I approached the school, I noticed a large crowd opposite the school gates. A spitfire had come down between two houses without touching either of them and someone was injured trying to rescue the pilot. I have no idea of the outcome of the incident, which happened the day after the raids on Clydebank .The previous night, my mother took me to the bedroom window to see the flashes and feel the bumps as the bombs landed. Luckily, the Luftwaffe never knew that the nissen huts at the sides of the roads contained ammunition! Oh boy!! Christopher Fentiman


A memory shared by Christopher Fentiman on Jul 24th, 2012.
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