We Wanted Wings, by John Pearl

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We Wanted Wings, by John Pearl

We Wanted Wings, by John Pearl

Book published by Lancfile in 2007, 192 pages. Paperback (N6820)

In this book the author recounts his experiences during the Second World War, where he served in the Royal Air Force as an air gunner with Bomber Command (His first posting was with 207 Squadron based at RAF Spilsbuy.

From the rear side cover: John Pearl was born in Nottingham in 1925. He finished his schooling shortly before the outbreak of World War II in 1939 and became apprenticed to a shoe maker, but later took up employment as a menswear sales assistant for a Yorkshire clothing company. Enlisting in the Royal Air Force in 1943 he flew as an air gunner in Bomber Command until the end of hostilities. He then served overseas in India where he remained until demobilised in 1947.

Condition of the book is generally excellent. The covers are clean and bright, the spine is intact and all pages are clean, intact, unblemished and tightly bound. There is an old price and a small price sticker, both on the rear side cover