Devotion to Duty by Richard Taylor features Bill Reid's Lancaster on the mission for which he was awarded his Victoria Cross.
A Lancaster from 61 Squadron, heavily damaged by German night-fighter attacks, heads to Dusseldorf during a bombing mission on the night of 3 November 1943. Although badly wounded, pilot Bill Reid and his crew pressed on to bomb their target before returning home. For his courage and devotion to duty Reid was awarded the Victoria Cross.
Devotion to Duty by Richard Taylor is signed by a highly regarded veteran who flew with Bomber Command during WWII:
W.O. HAROLD KIRBY
Flight Engineer on Lancasters with 467 and 97 Squadrons on missions over Europe including the Bergen U-boat pens, Dresden and the Dortmund-Ems Canal. He finished the war having completed a total of 44 Operations.
19.75 x 14.25 inches overall including borders.
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