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Wavetops at my wingtips : flying with RAF Bomber and Coastal Commands in World War II

Author: Leslie Baveystock
Publisher: Shrewsbury, England : Airlife, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Leslie "Bav" Baveystock flew second pilot aboard a Bomber Command Avro Manchester on the first 1000 bomber raid, was forced to jump and escaped occupied territory. He later flew with the No 201  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Personal narratives
Personal narratives, British
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Baveystock, Leslie, 1914-1997.
Wavetops at my wingtips.
Shrewsbury, England : Airlife, 2001
(OCoLC)892048747
Named Person: Leslie Baveystock; Leslie Baveystock
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Leslie Baveystock
ISBN: 1840373105 9781840373103
OCLC Number: 50651626
Notes: Includes index.
Description: viii, 278 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Machine generated contents note: Chapter 1 My Early Days 5 --
Chapter 2 Flying Training 12 --
Chapter 3 50 Squadron and the Manchester 36 --
Chapter 4 Cologne --
the Thousand-Bomber Raid 52 --
Chapter 5 Escape --
the Nijskens Family 67 --
Chapter 6 To Liege with Armand Leviticus 80 --
Chapter 7 Brussels-Paris-Spain 89 --
Chapter 8 The Pyrenees with Florentino 107 --
Chapter 9 British Embassy Madrid and Gibraltar 115 --
Chapter 10 Home Again 125 --
Chapter 11 My Introduction to the Sunderland 134 --
Chapter 12 IJoin 201 Squadron 165 --
Chapter 13 Blockade-Runner Alsterufer 191 --
Chapter 14 Invasion Looms 214 --
Chapter 15 The Sinking of U-955 221 --
Chapter 16 The Sinking of U-107 239 --
Chapter 17 Instructional Flying at Alness 252 --
Chapter 18 Last Flight 269 --
Appendix I The Escape Revisited 271.
Responsibility: Leslie Baveystock.
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