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Interview with Fred Galea, Air Bomber

Sgt McArthur, who later became my skipper, was involved in a crash on the 2nd August 1944 during an air/sea firing practice (see OR). As an Air Bomber I joined the McArthur crew in December 1944 and completed a tour by 22nd May 1945. On arriving at Salbani I…
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A Wag of a Finger

A WAG OF A FINGER BY GEORGE WOOTTON On the night of 25th April 1945 we had left the Yards at Freilassing in flames. Since then, US General Mark Clark our C in C., had realised a well publicised ambition He had peed in the Po. He then followed his forces…
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John Cairns

Initially flew with 254 Squadron - flying Blenheims – having completed his trained as an…
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Who downed Douglas Bader.

Article written by Andy Saunders entitled ‘Who downed Douglas Bader’. Douglas Bader (DB)…
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Hank Cooper

Although a wireless operator/air gunner Hank Cooper was destined to fly in Mosquitos.…
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Rice Drop by John Gordon Bell (Don) of 355 Squadron

RICE DROP Most of the stories written about the RAFs part in the war are about bombing…
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Keith ‘Slim’ Somerville

Initially flew a tour on Whitley bombers with 10 Squadron and then joined the Wireless…
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Fl/Sgt Edward Kent, Flight Engineer, 220 Squadron

THE WAR YEARS AND MY TIME IN THE RAF By Fl/Sgt Edward Kent, Flight Engineer, 220 Squadron…
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