The Complete Flying Officer X Stories

The Complete Flying Officer X Stories

Includes an introduction by Patrick Bishop, bestselling author of Bomber Boys: Fighting Back 1940-1945.

The Flying Officer X stories were written by H.E. Bates in his unprecedented role as an official war writer with the R.A.F. during WWII, where he animates the realities faced by pilots tasked with protecting the skies from enemy aircraft.

The resulting stories that appeared under the pseudonym Flying Officer X are portraits of individual pilots narrated by an observer… (more)