From Ice to Sand by Tom Wheeler

This is the second instalment of four, Snow, Sand, School and Stress. It follows on from The Lads From The Pleasant 'B' Team. It is a fact/fiction account of workers employed on the construction of the Mount Pleasant airfield in the Falkland Islands in the South Atlantic Ocean in the 1980's after the conflict there and then follows the fortunes of some of the workforce who move on to work in the warmer climes of Algeria North Africa. The story captures the lives of the workers in both areas of the world, from the isolation, cold and remoteness of the Falkland Islands to the heat and dust of the North African country. It takes the reader, From Ice To Sand.
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