A General's Journal

Tales Behind a Malaysian Airforce Veteran

by Brigadier General Datuk Goh Seng Toh RMAF (Rtd)



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 23/8/2023

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 364
ISBN : 9781543774771
Format : Hardcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 364
ISBN : 9781543774788
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 364
ISBN : 9781543774962

About the Book

Through a span of thirty five years in a career as a pilot in the Air Force of a developing and sometimes turbulent country, the author has managed to piece together his life history both from the career perspective and also a glimpse into his private life. It reflects his joys and tribulations; hopes and disappointments during that span of time. The auther has written in an easy to read style punctuated with humour to make the book easy and pleasant to read. The lead in reflects the thought that went through the mind of a little country boy in a poor and under privileged surroundings. His candid description of his childhood experiences can be humorous to some. He then introduces the reader into the vagaries of a military life in a back water and developing country and his experience of some remnants from a Colonial rule. Overall the book makes light and refreshing leisure reading.

About the Author

Author is a significant person in that he was born and brought up in an underdeveloped backwater Colonial country Malaya (later Malaysia). In a span of 35 years he lived through an extremely wide and varied experiences from childhood till retirement. He also represents a person who has managed to rehabilitate himself from a 35 year military life to a that of a businessman.