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By Murray Peden

One of the best battle memoirs ever written.

During international conflict II, Canada expert tens of millions of airmen below the British Commonwealth Air education Plan. these chosen for Bomber Command operations went directly to rain devastation upon the 3rd Reich within the nice air battles over Europe, yet their losses have been excessive. German opponents and anti-aircraft weapons took a terrifying toll. the probabilities of surviving a journey of responsibility as a bomber workforce have been nearly nil.

Murray Peden’s tale of his education in Canada and England, and his crew’s operations on Stirlings and Flying Fortresses with 214 Squadron, has been hailed as a vintage of warfare literature. it's a effective combination of the buzz, humour, and tragedy of that eventful era.

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