Vladimir Putin

Parker, Squadron Leader Stuart C.

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The Royal Canadian Air Force. How the Canadian boys are doing overseas. The overseas R.A.F. Stations. Some details of daily life, food, entertainment, activities, etc. The difficulty of leaves and how the Canadians spend their time. Their envy of the local English boys who can spend their leave time at home. The physical and mental strain which these young men are bearing. A detailed description of what happens in a Station in Bomber Command from the moment orders come in for an operation. Understanding war in the air, or a battle which takes place both in the air and on the ground. The recent devastating raid on Essen. Details and figures of the air offensive against Germany. The Second Front in the air. Some concluding remarks about why these young men are fighting.