In-depth history of a Coastal Command squadron during the Second World War. Gripping accounts of low-level raids on enemy ports and shipping and fascinating insight into the experience of combat flying seventy years ago.
Roy Conyers Nesbit had a long and distinguished career as a leading aviation historian. He served as an air observer with 217 Squadron in 1941 and 1942 and was chairman of the Beaufort Aircrews Association. His many books include The Royal Air Force: An Illustrated History From 1918, RAF in Camera, The Battle of Britain, The Battle For Europe, Arctic Airmen, Eyes of the RAF, The Battle of the Atlantic, Ultra Versus U-Boats, Reported Missing, The Battle for Burma and The Strike Wings. Roy Nesbit died in 2014, while this book was in production.