Bomber County: The Poetry of a Lost Pilot's War

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In early June 1943, James Eric Swift, a pilot with the 83rd Squadron of the Royal Air Force, boarded his Lancaster bomber for a night raid on Munster and disappeared. Widespread aerial bombardment was to the Second World War what the trenches were to the First: a shocking and new form of warfare, wretched and unexpected, and carried out at a terrible scale of loss. Just as the trenches produced the most remarkable poetry of the First World War, so too did the bombing campaigns foster a haunting set of poems during the ...

Bomber County: The Poetry of a Lost Pilot's War 2011, Farrar Straus Giroux, New York

ISBN-13: 9780374533038

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Bomber County: The Poetry of a Lost Pilot's War 2010, Farrar Straus Giroux, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780374273316

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