RAF Bomber Command and the US Eighth Air Force Support to the Normandy Invasion 1944.
Mainly eye witness accounts of the vital and often overlooked heavy bomber contribution to the success of the D-Day landing and therefore to the ultimate winning of the war in Europe. Eight different aircrews, five RAF and three USAAF, tell widely different stories of their part in the operations before, during and after the day itself. Their vivid and dramatic accounts are supplemented by numerous contributions from other aircrew and groundcrew veterans, army personnel and French civilians.
It is signed inside by the following RAF and USAAF veterans:
Dennis Field, Stan Selfe, Ken Handley, Don Street, Geoff Gilbert, Steve Yates, Thomas Fox, Jack Watson, Frank Leatherdale, Edward Askew, Bob Knights, Cecil Chandler and Ken Grantham.
It is also signed by the author himself, Stephen Darlow.
Pages: 288, including several pages of previously unpublished photos.
Condition: it is in virtually 'as new' condition having been stored carefully with long term investment in mind.
Author: Stephen Darlow
first edition - hardback 2004.
6.25 x 9.5 inches (16.5 x 24 cm)
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