A WO2 in the Black Watch posted to Gibraltar c1969 provides a frank account of military life at the time in Gibraltar. He expresses his opinion of accommodation and the messing arrangements; the daily routine and duties of the battalion. He talks about maintaining discipline and cites a story of representing a solider accused of stealing a bicycle. He describes airfield guard duties, training and exercises and parades. He speaks about his tour of duty in Gibraltar and tells a story of the visit of Brig Ferguson and the building of viewing points across the harbour.

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