'A Bomber Command Survivor'
by Stanley E. Harrison DFC DFM
The wartime reminiscences of a
Bomber Command Pilot
Stanley Harrison is not the kind one would expect to have had an
illustrious career as a bomber pilot.
The soft-spoken man now lives quietly in Shelley, where he spends much of his
time growing magnificent roses. But a bomber pilot is exactly what he was in the
dark days of World War II.
After being out of print for several years Sage Pages is currently reprinting
his successful book, 'A Bomber Command Survivor', which encompasses this most
frightening period in living history. His involvement as an RAF Bomber Command
pilot covered two full operational tours ( 27, 90, 61, 97 & 617
Squadrons ) and he was among the fortunate five per cent who emerged
The book details the rigorous ordeal facing a team of young men in one of
history’s blackest times. The thrills, anguish, hope and relief of each
mission is vividly captured, and there’s also a glimpse of wartime England,
the development of aircraft of the era and various innovations.
The Bob Baxter's Bomber Command
website ( follow the links via the sitemap to the book reviews or direct to the
review of A Bomber Command
140p, Bookshelf size 146mm (5.75ins. ) wide, 207mm (8.125ins.) high. ~330g
|P & H single book
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Due to the excessive costs involved we no longer accept international orders
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