A Thousand Shall Fall: The True Story of a Canadian Bomber by Murray Peden

By Murray Peden

One of the best battle memoirs ever written.

During international struggle II, Canada expert tens of hundreds of thousands of airmen lower than the British Commonwealth Air education Plan. these chosen for Bomber Command operations went directly to rain devastation upon the 3rd Reich within the nice air battles over Europe, yet their losses have been excessive. German opponents and anti-aircraft weapons took a terrifying toll. the probabilities of surviving a journey of accountability as a bomber staff have been nearly nil.

Murray Peden’s tale of his education in Canada and England, and his crew’s operations on Stirlings and Flying Fortresses with 214 Squadron, has been hailed as a vintage of conflict literature. it's a nice mix of the buzz, humour, and tragedy of that eventful era.

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