The True Story of Arthur Aldridge: Hero of the Skies
Simon & Schuster 2013
Hardback 350pp Illustrated
9781471102752   Product Code: 23913
Flying torpedo-bombing missions was an especially perilous business during the Second World War, requiring a smooth, steady approach to the target ship in the teeth of enemy fire. This book tells the story of Arthur Aldridge who joined the RAF at the age of 19 in 1940 to fly Bristol Beauforts and survived to the end of the war, earning a Distinguished Flying Cross and bar in the process for repeated bravery in action.