Publisher: Grub Street Publishing (August 8, 2009)
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at the evening of 22/23rd April 1944 Tom Wingham was once the bomb aimer within the staff of a seventy six Squadron Halifax shot down whereas so as to bomb Düsseldorf. Coming to in a tangle of parachute and harness straps he learned the precariousness of his scenario and so, dazed and aching with a painful concussion and navigating through the celebrities on my own, he fast trigger on his lengthy and tough trip domestic via occupied territory, always reckoning on the kindness of others who risked their lives to assist retain him hidden. Tom made his method from Holland, by the hands of “The break out” and used to be then handed through “L’Armée Secrète” a London run association working within the east of Belgium, yet fell correct into the trail of the Gestapo. In a perilous online game of disguise and search Tom kept away from his captors lengthy adequate to witness the retreat of German squaddies as he stayed on the residence of Madame Schoofs, which grew to become a brief German HQ. within the Nineteen Eighties Tom assisted a Dutch air historian with a little research and this caused him to appear into the main points of his personal crash. What he exposed not just shed extra mild on his personal tale but in addition these of his fellow workforce contributors. He plotted nearly the place everyone landed that fateful evening and slowly their remarkable tales emerged.