RAF Liberator Over the Eastern Front by Jim Auton
Look inside with Google Book Preview
RAF Liberator Over the Eastern Front
By Jim Auton

RAF Liberator Over the Eastern Front

Memoirs of an RAF Liberator Bomb Aimer

By (author) See other recent books by Jim Auton
Format: Hardback

Normal Price: $57.99
Your Price: $52.19 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $5.80! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $2.61 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply, Not for Xmas



RAF Liberator Over the Eastern Front by Jim Auton

Book Description

Jim Auton was posted to 178 Squadron who were operating ex-USAAF, war-weary Liberator heavy bombers. This squadron he was based in Foggia in Italy, living under canvas without the barest of military or personal necessities. The duration of a tour at that time was 40 front-line operations over such dangerous targets as Ploesti and the Danube - few in the squadron felt they could survive since the casualty rate was so high. Then came his part in the desperate attempts to supply the besieged city of Warsaw when the Liberators were ordered to fly in at 500 feet, at their lowest speed and with flaps and undercarriage down, to drop desperately needed ammunition and supplies. All this through a hail of both German and Russian gunfire. On his 37th sortie Jim, aged twenty, was severely wounded when he was hit by Flak whilst is in his bomb-aimer's position in the aircraft's nose.

Buy RAF Liberator Over the Eastern Front book by Jim Auton from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.


Book Details

ISBN: 9781844157297
ISBN-10: 1844157296
Format: Hardback
(234mm x 156mm x 25mm)
Pages: 224
Imprint: Pen & Sword Aviation
Publisher: Pen & Sword Books Ltd
Publish Date: 22-May-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Other Editions...


Books By Author Jim Auton

Secret Betrayal of Britain's Wartime Allies by Jim Auton Secret Betrayal of Britain's Wartime Allies, Hardback (July 2014)

First-hand recollections of post-war activities on both sides of the Iron Curtain. A startling account of under-cover espionage, assassination and betrayal.

» View all books by Jim Auton

Reviews

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about RAF Liberator Over the Eastern Front book by Jim Auton and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)

Write a book review


Boomerang Bucks close

For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.

Recent books by Jim Auton close
Secret Betrayal of Britain's Wartime Allies by Jim Auton
»
BoomerangBooks.com.au close