A Pathfinder's War: An Extraordinary Tale of Surviving Over 100 Bomber Operations Against All Odds

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Ted Stocker lived a charmed life. Trained at RAF Halton as one of Trenchard's 'Brats', a posting to Boscombe Down saw him fly in both the prototype Stirling and Halifax just as war engulfed Europe for the second time. Qualifying as one of the RAF's first flight engineers, he flew operations in 1941/42 with 35 and 102 Squadrons, a contemporary of Leonard Cheshire, helping with the often hair-raising task of converting pilots from two to four engines. On his return to 35, he became a pathfinder and flight engineer leader, ...

A Pathfinder's War: An Extraordinary Tale of Surviving Over 100 Bomber Operations Against All Odds 2009, Grub Street, London, England

ISBN-13: 9781906502522

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