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Many of the interviews carried out for Fighting High books have been captured on film, and we will be posting excerpts here.

Great War to Great Escape special editions now available - click HERE

Volumes 1 and 2 in the Fighting High series are available now - go to Buy Books

Signed edition of On Wings of Fortune available now - go to to Buy Books

   
Bomber Command: Failed to Return promotional video

 

   
   

On 30 January 1942 Sergeant Joseph Fusniak, the rear gunner in an all Polish crew of six, sat in his turret, gazing out as the weather deteriorated, cloud thickened and snow rushed past. Joseph would be the only survivor when the No. 18 Operational Training Unit Wellington bomber flew straight into the side of a hill.

The full story appears in

Fighting High - World War Two - Air Battle Europe, Volume 2.

You can order HERE.

 

   

No. 9 Squadron, Lancaster rear gunner, Jack Linaker, describes a tragic crash on the night of 21 December 1944.

Jack's full story 'Extraordinary Fortune' appears in Fighting High - World War Two - Air Battle Europe, Volume 2.

You can order HERE.

 

   

Wing Commander Richard Pinkham, author of On Wings of Fortune, describes some of his experiences.

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Bill Green, a Battle of Britain pilot, in his own inimitable way, describes the training he went through, to understand fighter control. 'Football stadium' and 'Walls Ice Cream bicycles'.

Bill's story appears in Volume 2 of the Air Battle Europe Fighting High series.

You can order HERE.

 

   

 

Bill Green, a Battle of Britain pilot, describes his first experience flying a Hurricane on 8 August 1940. 'I blacked out'.

Bill's story appears in Volume 2 of the Air Battle Europe Fighting High series.

You can order HERE.

 

   

RAF Bomber Command air gunner Harry Irons DFC describes his first view of a bombing raid, thousands of feet in the air, in the mid-upper turret of his 9 Squadron Lancaster - Dusseldorf, 10 September 1942.

Harry's story will be appearing in Volume 3 of the Air Battle Europe Fighting High series.

See BOOK DETAILS for further information on the first book in the series.

 

 

   

 The full story behind Spitfire pilot Tommy Cody's successful combat is recorded in Fighting High - World War Two - Air Battle Europe, Volume 1 (see BOOK DETAILS). Here is video footage of the celebrations on his return.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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