Fly I Must - A Story of Adventure and Travel, by L.A. Bramley

Fly I Must - A Story of Adventure and Travel, by L.A. Bramley

Fly I Must - A Story of Adventure and Travel, by L.A. Bramley

Published by Priory Books, 98 pages. Paperback. (S6142) Signed by the author on the title page

In this book the author writes about his experiences in the Royal Air Force. After providing a brief account of his childhood and growing up, he describes volunteering for the RAF in 1936, and receiving his papers telling him to report to RAF Uxbridge Training Depot. He writes about the training and life in the camp, and describes how he passed the final tests to become a qualified Air Gunner.

He describes life back in his squadron, and being posted to Egypt, travelling trough the Mediterranean, stopping at Gibraltar, and tells how the ship steered clear of the Spanish coast because of the civil war raging their. He writes of life in Egypt, and being posted to a Short Nosed Blenheim Squadron, and how in June 1939 his squadron was posted to the Western Desert. He describes fighting the Italians during the early period of the Second World War, and later explains how his unit was posted back to Britain, sailing round Africa and stopping at St Helena. it is a fascinating story, and a must read for anyone interested in the history of the Second World War, & especially the experiences of RAF airmen......

From the rear side cover: The day to day adventures of an Airman Air Gunner, who saw action in three seperate campaigns - Palestine, the Western Dersert and the Malayan Emergency

Condition of the book is generally good. The cover has some minor scuffs and creases, and some light nibbling and wear along the edges and corners, but the spine is intact and all pages are clean, intact, unblemished and tightly bound.

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