This book, 25 years in the making, tells a very human story of the Pathfinders and their friends and families. Pathfinders were members of an elite renowned for perseverance, technical excellence, and magniﬁcent bravery.
PATHFINDER AIRCREW: Courage, Love and Loss in Bomber Command’s Elite Force
This detailed and sympathetic account, based on 25 years’ research, vividly describes what sort of people the Pathﬁnders were, what sustained them during their highly dangerous operations, and how their comrades, friends and families dealt with the all-too frequent losses.
Based almost entirely on wartime or immediate post-war documents, including many personal letters and diaries from the RAF Pathfinders Archive, it tells a very human story of members of an elite which was a byword for perseverance, technical excellence, and magniﬁcent bravery. See: PATHFINDER AIRCREW for a preview.
300 pages including 16 page illustration section, 37 colour illustrations.