The Bomber Command Author:Alastair Revie They fought a thousand battles — They were volunteers from all over Europe and Canada, young men of different color and creed, different backgrounds, ready to fight for freedom and justice on missions of death where only one man in three could expect to survive a tour of operations. — They were Sir Arthur "Bomber" Harris' men. — Fifty-five thousand... more » of them died.
Twenty thousand were wounded.
Twelve thousand were taken prisoner.
They endured the longest continuous battle of World War II and suffered slaughter on a scale never encountered by any force their size. Their story of courage is unparalleled in the annals of war.« less