The Bourne Society Bulletin 194 - Defence of the Realm - The backbone of the Squadron

Corporal Earl, at RAF Redhill
The Bourne Society

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Bulletin 194 – November 2003

Norman Gelb in “Scramble” records Pilot Officer Dennis David`s comments: “The ground crews, fitters, riggers and other kept working while the Germans were attacking the airfields … They kept us flying. The bowser drivers were amazing. What could be more dangerous than driving a 900 gallon petrol tanker when bombs where falling?” …..




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