1789542715
Book:The crew : the story of a Lancaster Bomber crew / David Price.:2021 Book The crew : the story of a Lancaster Bomber crew / David Price.
The crew : the story of a Lancaster Bomber crew / David Price.
Author: Price, David, 1963-
Publication year: 2021
Language: English
Media class: Book
Publisher: Apollo,
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 9781789542714 (pbk.) :
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Originally published: 2020.
Extent: 448 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 20 cm
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'The Crew' recounts the intimate, personal testimonies to the author of Wing Commander Ken Cook who served as Bomb Aimer with the Comans crew. It specifically follows Flying Officer Jim Comans and his crewmen from their enlistment as volunteers, through training and into operational service. The Comans crew flew forty-five hazardous bombing missions - mostly deep into Germany at night - through the winter of 1943 to the summer of 1944. At ninety-five Ken Cook is the crew's last survivor. Enlisting in RAF Bomber Command at nineteen his extraordinary story brings a moving insight into the bombing campaign. His experiences, particularly during the Battle of Berlin, highlight the extreme danger each bomber crew faced.
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