This extra length edition of Doorstep History features the remarkable story of Ladywood born Thomas Waldin who went to fight in World War I. He was severely injured on the Western Front and invalided home. The story of what happened to him in the trenches, and during and after his recovery represents a great example of courage and determination which led to his Victory over Blindness. The story is told by Andrew Norman – Thomas was his grandfather. He has written a book about Thomas called ‘A Brummie Boy Goes To War’.