BAND OF SEVEN

STEVEN POTTER RECOUNTS THE STORY OF A LANCASTER CREW OF 106 SQUADRON THROUGH THE KEEPSAKES OF THEIR FAMILIES

Over a mug of tea and a sticky bun, recently qualified pilots, navigators, bombaimers, wireless operators and gunners, under instructions to sort themselves out, were playing out a ritual well known in the operational training units of Bomber Command. They were ‘crewing up’, hoping to become a team.

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