Mosquito to Berlin story of Ed "Bertie" Boulter, DFC, one of Bennett"s pathfinders by Peter Bodle

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Published by Pen & Sword Aviation in Barnsley .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Boulter, Bertie.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, British.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, British.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

Statementby Peter Bodle and Bertie Boulter.
GenrePersonal narratives, British.
ContributionsBoulter, Bertie.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsD786 .B54 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 162 p., [16] p. of plates :
Number of Pages162
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22749803M
ISBN 101844154882
ISBN 109781844154883

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Mosquito to Berlin: Story of 'Bertie' Boulter DFC, One of Bennett's Pathfinders mission was to Wiesbaden, followed by raids on Hanover and Cologne.

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November saw the first of his nineteen visits to Berlin and the first bale-out. Flying at 7, ft, Bertie, and his navigator were forced to abandon the aircraft.

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