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Title: Fire By Night: The Story of One Pathfinder Crew & Black Thursday, 16th/17th December 1943.
Description: Grub Street, London, 2003.. 182 pp, large 8vo (9 1/8" H), soft cover. ISBN 1904010377 B&w plates. "When she was very young, the author was captivated by the story her father, Joe Mack, repeatedly told her about his astonishing rescue from a crashed and burning Lancaster one night in 1943. As an adult she decided to find out what happened to his aircraft and the countless others returning from operations that same dreadful night and to record it for posterity..She writes from the heart, honestly and at time s l y r i c a l ly and her thorough research uncovers the harsh realities of warfare, the failure of procedures and, worst of all, her father's shocking secret." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - very minor e dg e w ea r. Ne ar F ine.

Keywords: Second World War, Ii, Bomber Command, Black Thursday, Raf Hospital Ely, Royal Air Force, K-King, Bourn, Wigsley, Graveley, Y-York, Leslie Laver, William Coates, Albert East, Fido, Fog Investigation Dispersal Operations, Grant, Peter Hughes, Joe Mack

Price: US$ 12.50 Seller: Capricorn Books
- Book number: 20168

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