Categories

Search

Severed Wings Australian Stories Bomber Command

Severed Wings Australian Stories Bomber Command

Severed Wings by R Creelman

More details


$39

Availability: In Brisbane Stock

The focus of this book is a group of young men (majority Australian RAAF) who were the crew of Lancaster P for Peter of 150 Squadron Bomber Command WW2. They tell their stories mostly in their own words.

“The flak shell that brought down Lancaster PB 853 exploded very close to the starboard side of the aircraft. The blast blew the rear hatch inwards, and the hatch was sucked out into the slip stream. Shell fragments caused damage to vital functions; both starboard engines received hits and fuel lines were damaged; the result was fuel onto hot open manifolds; therefore fire. The hydraulic pump located on number three engine starboard side was one of the burning Merlins, so hydraulics were out and the gun turrets could not be moved or could only be moved by hand. Control of the aircraft was becoming increasingly difficult.”

The story told here began in Australia with young men whose time coincided with the catastrophe that we know as the Second World War. Barely into their adulthood they volunteered to serve in the Royal Australian Air Force and after selection were trained for over two years in the skills necessary to fly, navigate, defend and deliver high explosives onto the enemy. Those selected represented the best the country had to offer and just being selected was an accomplishment.



  • Dimensions in mm : 175 x 250 x 13
  • Cover Soft (SB) or Hardback (HB): Soft Cover
  • Book Condition: PERFECT - NEW BOOK
  • Outer Cover on Book: Soft Cover
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Total Pages: 172

No customer comments for the moment.

Only registered users can post a new comment.

Cart  

No products

Shipping $0
Total $0

Cart Check out

PayPal

Save Postage

Our eBay feedbacks

  • f***l

    Arrived in record time and in perfect knick. Awesome seller, great products.

  • j***n

    Excellent eBay seller, fast postage, item well packed, many thanks. AAA+++

  • a***l

    very happy. excellent book

  • h***e

    Item as described, well packed & Posted Fast.A+Seller

  • l***r

    good service

  • l***r

    good service

  • o***_

    Thank you for a pleasant transaction!

  • c***p

    Very happy would buy again from this seller 5 stars

  • i***h

    item arrived Wed.well packed as usual,thankyou

  • s***a

    Awesome Thankyou

  • m***r

    All good, well packaged, fast delivery, highly recommend seller

  • e***e

    °¨¨Great Seller (¯`'•.¸Perfect !!¸.•'´¯) ¨°º©©º°¨¨¨°º©©º°¨Thanks !! ¨°º

  • a***t

    Great seller, prompt postage, thanks

  • i***t

    +good transaction & product

  • 1***8

    Many thanks for the $26 Credit Voucher - Cheers Ross E. Smith, OAM, JP

  • 7***b

    Excellent item, communication and delivery. Highly recommended

  • c***p

    Very Happy would buy again 5 stars

  • s***c

    ....

  • s***c

    ...

  • l***b

    All good Thanks

  • n***1

    Item Arrived extremely quickly. Excellent Ebay Seller. AAAAA+++++

  • r***i

    Fantastic service. The service was excellent and postage was also excellent.

  • 5***5

    top service

  • 8***d

    Very cool, fast shipping, very satisfied! AAA++++

Search