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Flying to Norway, Grounded in Burma: A Hudson Pilot in World War II

by Goronwy 'Gron' Edwards DFC

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Memoirs follow a mostly inept trainee as he achieves flight status and stumbles through nine years of service in the RAF. Poor equipment and minimal skills destroy planes and kill many pilots before Britain and its Allies develop adequate war fighting skills.
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Goronwy Edwards joined the RAF in 1936 on a short service commission and went solo on his 18th birthday. After gaining his wings he joined No 233 General Reconnaissance Squadron of Coastal Command. The aircraft he flew was the Avro Anson, a small twin engine aircraft originally designed for civilian use. This is his story.… (more)

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