By Richard Townshend Bickers
Along the coasts of occupied Europe, moves opposed to enemy delivery are one of the most deadly of the R.A.F.’s operations.
Even extra deadly are assaults on enemy-held harbours.
Most perilous of all…: air moves within the fjords of Norway. slender and twisting, precipitous mountains tower on each side. Freezing water potential demise to any airman shot down.
As bold pilot Bob Allard and his navigator Stephen Barnes set of on one such challenge, they've got little thought of what awaits them…
An emergency touchdown in Nazi-occupied Norway marks the genuine starting in their adventure.
Can they continue to exist in those inhospitable stipulations, get away trap via the Germans, and phone the underground Milorg team to safe their approach home?
Depicting the braveness and resistance of the Norwegians lower than brutal Nazi oppression – and the ability and crafty of those R.A.F. airmen – ‘The Beaufighters’ compellingly intertwines the narratives of those international locations of their struggle opposed to the Germans.
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'A exciting web page turner.' - Tom Kasey, best-selling writer of 'Trade Off'.
Richard Townsend Bickers volunteered for the RAF at the outbreak of the second one international battle and served, with an everlasting fee, for eighteen years. He wrote a number of army fiction and non-fiction books, together with ‘Torpedo Attack’, ‘My Enemy got here Nigh’ and ‘Summer of No Surrender’.
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