Bomber Aircrew of World War II by Bruce Barrymore Halpenny
Bomber Aircrew of World War II. Aircrew on a bomber in WW2 experienced
a cold, tiring and perilous existence. The RAF flew at night, when the human spirit is at it's lowest
ebb and for many it did not seem prudent to think further ahead than the target, and then hope for a
Daytime raids brought the fear of defending fighters preying on the massed formations of heavily laden
aircraft as they struggled over enemy territory.
The ground crew saw their aircraft heave themselves into the air and their imagination filled the silent
hours until they counted in the returning aircraft and saw the ravages of the enemy defences and the
hazards of foul weather.
This is their story.
Bomber Aircrew of World War II ...
Bruce Barrymore Halpenny