The risks and dangers of Lancaster night operation are graphically exposed - so is the evacuation from their burning and terminally crippled aircraft on a dark night in the depth of winter 1944. (Air Vice-Marshal H. Gill, CB, OBE, RAF(Ret'd))
Written and published in 2004 by Roy E. Hill, Ex-Flight Lieutenant RAF VR
This book tells the true story of the author’s life in the RAF in WW2. Joining at 18, he tells of being assigned to an operational Lancaster Squadron (No.207) and provides an intimate profile of each of the other six members of the crew. The risks and dangers of night operations are graphically exposed, so is the evacuation from their burning and crippled aircraft on a dark night in the depth of the winter of 1944.
The period spent as a prisoner of war, with all its privations, is well documented at P.O.W. Camp Stalag Luft 1.
Paperback: 114 pages illustrated. Also includes a separate insert booklet with the poem “Muller's Birthday Present” which recalls the events which took place on arrival at Stalag Luft 1. Each book is signed ‘Best Wishes Roy E. Hill’ inside the front cover.
“They say that everyone this a book in them. If that be so - then this is mine.”
Paperback: 114 pages illustrated