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    Hi,

    does anybody know good books written by former RAF navigators about their experiences in Bomber Command?

    Thanks.

    Marcel

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    This one is very good in my opinion:
    G/Cpt Eric Cropper "Back Bearings: A Navigator's Tale".

    Greg

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    Hi Marcel,

    "There and back again: A Navigator's story" by former 100 Squadron Nav Doug Hudson is a very good read.

    https://www.amazon.co.uk/There-Back-.../dp/1873257228

    Best wishes,

    Greg
    "You can take the boy out of Wales,
    But you can't take Wales out of the boy!!"

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    100 Squadron and 100 Squadron Association Historian
    100 Squadron Researcher 1917 - present day
    1 Group Researcher 1940 - 1945

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    Hi Marcel,

    HIGH ADVENTURE by R.L. Austen Navigator 218 Squadron 1944/45.

    https://www.abebooks.co.uk/HIGH-ADVE.../4552241761/bd

    ONE OF BUTCH'S BOYS By Allen Clifford, 218 Squadron 1944

    https://www.amazon.co.uk/One-Butchs-...s=218+squadron

    Cheers

    Steve
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    No.623 squadron Research

    ~~IN TIME ~~

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    No Moon Tonight by Don Charlwood - a classic !

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    Moonlight Flyer by John Gellner (me as edior). It is a transcription of his war time diary 1940-41.

    http://fonthillmedia.com/Moonlight-Flyer

    Pavel
    Czechoslovak Airmen in the RAF 1940-1945
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    Hi all,

    thanks for these nice hints to good readings. I will have a look for some of them.

    Best.

    Marcel

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    Last of the Gladiators, Lionel Silver, he was an RCAF navigator but was with No.10 Sqn from before 1941.

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    One Wing High by Harry Lomas
    Halifax Nav in WW2 plus a bit post war.
    https://www.amazon.co.uk/One-Wing-Hi.../dp/1853103209

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    Hi and thanks again for your hints.

    Best

    Marcel

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