Flying to Norway, Grounded in Burma: A Hudson Pilot in World War II

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Gron' Edwards joined the RAF in 1936 on a Short Service Commission and went solo on his eighteenth birthday. After gaining his wings he joined No 233 General Reconnaissance Squadron of Coastal Command based at Thornaby in Yorkshire. The aircraft he flew was the Avro Anson, a small twin engine aircraft that was originally designed for civilian use but had been hastily modified with the addition of two machine guns and a 280 lb bomb load. Before the outbreak of war the squadron was moved to Leuchers. Early in 1939, Coastal ...

Flying to Norway, Grounded in Burma: A Hudson Pilot in World War II 2009, Pen & Sword Books

ISBN-13: 9781844158096

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