The Last Torpedo Flyers

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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.

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The Last Torpedo Flyers

The Last Torpedo Flyers

The True Story of Arthur Aldridge: Hero of the Skies

Hardback350pp Illustrated

9781471102752     Product Code: 223913

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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.

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