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Letters from a bomber pilot

David Hodgson

Letters from a bomber pilot

by David Hodgson

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Published by Chivers in Bath .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain. -- Royal Air Force. -- Bomber Command.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, British.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, British.

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published, London , Thames Television International, 1985.

    StatementDavid Hodgson ; compiled from the letters of Pilot Officer J.R.A. Hodgson, pilot in RAF Bomber Command, 1941-3.
    SeriesA Lythway book
    ContributionsHodgson, J. R. A.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD786
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii,143p.(large print) :
    Number of Pages143
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22392262M
    ISBN 100745104045

      On June , , two U.S. Navy task forces won an unexpected victory in the waters near Midway Atoll, sinking four Japanese aircraft carriers and turning the tide of Author: Timothy Orr.   Eventually I had a letter from the Air Ministry to say that with the arrival of the 4-engined bomber an additional crew member was required to take over many of the pilot’s duties, i.e. ‘the.

      It was a friendship immortalized in Margot Theis Raven’s children’s book, “Mercedes and the Chocolate Pilot.” One of them, a 7-year-old girl named Mercedes, wrote in a letter in that she loved “Der Schokoladen Flieger,” but was concerned for . Candy Bomber: The Story of the Berlin Airlift's "Chocolate Pilot" is a terrific non-fiction offering for older elementary students and middle grade readers. It was a story I've never heard before and it also explained the post-war occupation of Berlin more clearly than I'd understood it before.

      Flying a B Flying Fortress with the Fifteenth Air Force out of Foggia, Italy, Lt. George H. Neilson describes the harrowing experiences of his twenty-eight combat missions as well as the ups and downs of life in the US Army Air Corps from enlistment to discharge (–45). Blending selections oPages: Copies of letters, maps, line drawings, photos, and other memorabilia from Halvorsen’s collection add to the charm of the book. Candy Bomber is truly a tale of courage and kindness, and it certainly proves that hope can be provided (and found) in all circumstances of life—even when it starts with just two pieces of gum. Highly recommended!


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