7 x 10 x 90" (The Story of a Stirling Bomber and Its Crew). signed

By: POTTEN, Charlie

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POTTEN, Charlie. "7 x 10 x 90" (The Story of a Stirling Bomber and Its Crew). (Ely and Hove : K. Gandy and C. Potten, 1986). Pp (8),1-176,+ 16 pp plaes. 8vo, illustrated blue card covers, lettered in white. Contents : 1. "Chapple's Bunch" - The Crew and its Formation (by Charlie Potten, Flight Engineer); The Skipper's Account (Part I) (by Dave Chapple, Pilot); Tail End View (Part I) (by Ken Gandy); There We Were (Part I) (by Wilf Hodgson); The Aircraft - Warts and All (by Charlie Potten). 2. The Serious Stuff Begins (byCharlie Potten); Tail End View (Part 2) (by Ken Gandy); Ills, Chills and t he Occasional Mishap (by Charlie Potten); Our Very Own Comedy of Errors (byCharlie Potten); "The Predannack Affair" (Part 1) (by Charlie Potten); The Skipper's Account (Part 2) (by Dave Chapple); There We Were (Part 2) (by W ilf Hodgson); "The Predannack Affair" (Part 2) (by Charlie Potten); Tail End View (Part 3) (by Ken Gandy). 3. Put Another Third of a Notch on Your Belt (by Charlie Potten); Tail End View (Part 4) (by Ken Gandy); There We Were(Part 3) (by Wilf Hodgson); The Skipper's Account (Part 3) (by Dave Chappl e); There We Were (Part 4) (by Wilf Hodgson); "We Didn't Win 'Em All" (by Charlie Potten); "Tail End View" (Part 5) (by Ken Gandy). 4. First Night Nerves (by Charlie Potten); The Skipper's Account (Part 4) (by Dave Chapple); "Tail End View" (Part 6) (by Ken Gandy); "There We Were" (Part 5) (by Wilf Hodgson); The Stirling on the 9th May (Excerpt from a book by Andre Rougeyron); "You Don't Have to Know the Language" (by Charlie Potten). 5. The Bombings (by Andre Rougeyron); "A Hasty Return to Domfront" (by Charlie Potten); "A Night Out on My Own" (by Charlie Potten); On the Move (by Charlie Potten)Capture, 31st May 1944 (by Sandy Cochrane). 6. Back to the Bourgoins andMademoiselle Roche (by Charlie Potten); The Skipper's Account (Part 5) (by Dave Chapple)"Tail End View" (Part 7) (by Ken Gandy); No Way to Spend a Ni ght in the Hay (by Charlie Potten); "Unless You've Felt It - You Can't Explain It" (by Charlie Potten); Capture (Part 2) (by Sandy Cochrane). 7. "WhatDid You Do in the War Grandad?" (by Charlie Potten); Conclusions Drawn in 1985 (by Charlie Potten). Appendix A : "When Will the Invasion Take Place?"(by Charlie Potten). Appendix B : Visits to France, New Information Gained . Appendix C : "As It Was in the Dispersals... A Flight Mechanics View" (byEric Homewood). Appendix D : Aircraft Operational Histories of Mk. 3 Short Stirlings EF509 and BK781. Slightly cocked and edgeworn, else very good. S igned by the author. 18.50

Title: 7 x 10 x 90" (The Story of a Stirling Bomber and Its Crew). signed

Author Name: POTTEN, Charlie

Categories: 888,

Publisher: K. Gandy and C. Potten, Ely and Hove, 1986, ISBN:0951156705:

Seller ID: 105515

Keywords: AVIATION MILITARY RAF BRITISH BOMBERS AIRCRAFT WORLD WAR II WW2 FRANCE,