Arthur ‘Paddy’ Plowman served in the Royal Air Force Bomber Command, a wireless operator on Lancasters that flew mission after mission over Europe.
He never returned to his wife Enid or their daughters Wendy and Robbie. He died when his plane crashed while returning from a bombing run over Germany.
Over 70 years later, Guelph author Wendy Gruner and her sister Robbie set out on a journey to try and learn about the father they barely knew.
The result of that journey is Children of a Faraway War, Gruner’s first book, which details the journey of loss and discovery, sadness and humour, and perhaps most of all, family