From Cottonfields to Clouds
By: G. T. Childs, Chief Master Sergeant, U. S. Air Force
About the Book
In this autobiography, G. T. Childs, a member of “The Greatest Generation,” tells the story of the first seventeen years of his life in a small community in East Texas.
Through one engaging tale after another, Childs gives readers a feel for what life was like for one boy growing up in the 1920s and ’30s. Join into the story as Childs recounts the many adventures of his farmwork, his education, his religious upbringing, and his first encounters with a Ford Model T.
About the Author
After graduating from high school, G. T. Childs entered the U.S. Air Force in 1939, retiring as a chief master sergeant in 1962. The World War II veteran also became a professional home builder and started a poultry growing operation with his wife, and helped their three children get into the same business.