To War with Bomber Command

23 September 2021

To War with Bomber Command

Hear the remarkable story of Second World War pilot George Dunn’s service with RAF Bomber Command from the man himself, in this special conversation with author Steve Darlow.
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Discover what it was really like to serve as part of Bomber Command during the Second World War. Former pilot George Dunn will speak with co-author Steve Darlow about his wartime journey, from joining as a novice airman to taking part in highly dangerous operational duties.

Bomber Command pilot George Dunn DFC LdH completed 44 operations during the Second World War. George flew his first tour in 1943, on Handley Page Halifax bombers, during one of the most intense periods of the bombing war. Following two trips as a second pilot with No 10 Squadron, to gain operational experience, George then flew with No 76 Squadron crew from May to October 1943, taking part in the Battle of the Ruhr, the Battle of Hamburg and the raid against the German secret weapon research station at Peenemünde. On completion of his tour, and a period as an instructor pilot, George then took up duties flying de Havilland Mosquitos, firstly with No 608 Squadron and then with No 1409 Met Flight.

About the speakers

George Dunn DFC LdH served with RAF Bomber Command as a pilot during the Second World War, flying 44 operations on Halifaxes and Mosquitos.

Steve Darlow is an author, with over 20 books to his name, and documentary contributor and consultant, specialising in the stories of those who served with the Royal Air Force during the Second World.

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