In For a Penny, In For a Pound

Paperback $19.00

Anchor Canada | Oct 26, 2004 | 304 Pages | 6 x 9 | ISBN 9780385660778

  • Paperback$19.00

    Anchor Canada | Oct 26, 2004 | 304 Pages | 6 x 9 | ISBN 9780385660778

  • Ebook$14.99

    Anchor Canada | Aug 27, 2010 | ISBN 9780385672597

Praise

“Like a perfectly aged wine, bursting forth in splendid maturity after fifty-five years in cask. It’s a riveting tale, perfectly told.”
Toronto Star

Table Of Contents

Foreword by G/C Kenneth McDonald, OBE, DFC, RAF (Ret’d)
Preface
Introduction by F/L William H. Dixon, RCAF (Ret’d)
List of Maps and Illustrations

PART I: In for a Penny
1 — First Steps into War
2 — Wireless School in the West
3 — Gunnery School and Real Warplanes
4 — On the High Seas with HMS Rodney
5 — London and the Blitz – First Loss of Innocence
6 — Yatesbury Wireless School – Collision of Cultures
7 — Operational Training: The "Wimpy"

PART II: In for a Pound
8 — Operational – "The Glamour Period Is Over"
9 — Unto the Breach – Final Erosion of Innocence
10 — Blooded Members of the Club
11 — Adventures on Squadron Leave
12 — Long Night to Berlin
13 — Fear, Courage, and LMF
14 — The End of the Beginning – A New Captain and Crew
15 — Off to a Different War – Gibraltar, Malta, and Egypt

PART III: The Remaining Fifteen Shillings
16 — The Land of the Pharaohs
17 — Kabrit – Into the Desert War
18 — In Support of Eighth Army
19 — A Fine Line to Mutiny
20 — The Mail Run
21 — Tymbaki – A Cruel Victory
22 — A Costly Assault on Sicily and Leros

PART IV: All Spent
23 — Our Last Bomb Runs
24 — Mission Behind Enemy Lines
25 — Exit from Egypt
26 — South Africa – Uncle Percy’s Boers
27 — Christmas Convoy
28 — A "Screen Tour" and Tragic News
29 — The End of My Odyssey – Going Home

Epilogue
Bibliography
Index

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