- A Grave Too Far Away: A Tribute to the Men of Bomber Command
A Grave Too Far Away: A Tribute to the Men of Bomber Command
A Grave Too Far Away: A Tribute to the Men of Bomber Command illuminates the story of the men of (RAF) Royal Air Force Bomber Command Europe 1939-1945 who answered the call of their nation to defend the Mother Country in the Second World War.
A Grave Too Far Away describes the highs and lows of their training and military service through letters, interviews and remembered stories. The demands of the bombing campaign on men and aircraft were enormous and the horrors of war deeply felt by the youthful Australians ordered to carry out operations. After the Second World War these young men would face derision and would fight their own demons but their service and sacrifice would continue to reverberate for generations around the globe. Their loss and legacy will endure for generations.
Details: Non-fiction, published 2012.
Format: Soft cover, 400 pages.
Dimensions: 24.1 cm (h) x 16.0 cm (w) x 2.9 cm (d) / 580 grams.