Too soon for his sweetheart Clare, his friends from the 390th Bomber Squadron
, and all the volunteers he rounded up through the years for the annual Police/Celebrity golf tournaments.
A year later, while flying with a bomber squadron
, Japanese planes shot down the plane in which Leggett was riding.
After the war, he was a bomber squadron
commanding officer, before retiring from the RAF in 1956 to become an engineering test pilot with Avro in Canada.
Not just a combat log, The Wrong Stuff also delves into daily life in a bomber squadron
, relating humorous anecdotes from Smith's experience in wartime England.
He served in the Pacific area with the 108th Bomber Squadron
and flew in and around Peleliu, Guam, Tinian and Iwo Jima on dozens of missions aboard a B-24 Liberator and PB-4Y aircraft.
Pilots from 12 Bomber Squadron
, based at Lossiemouth, Moray, flew their Tornado jets at 550mph just 100ft above the ground to deafen the insurgents and force them to scramble away in shock.
THE last member of an historic bomber squadron
who carried out crucial missions over Germany during World War II has died aged 87.
So four of the crew shrugged our way into our raincoats and went to a pub, discovered by Larry, our expert on pubs and one of the two Brits in the crew of a Canadian bomber squadron
stationed near the old city of York.
Thornaby Aerodrome came into existence in 1930 when the Auxiliary Airforce 608 Bomber squadron
Bartlett who began his service at 18 as a navigator-bombardier aboard a B-25 in Marine Bomber Squadron
At Bahrain: Tristar air-to-air refuelling jet and a Tornado fighter and bomber squadron
He had been a captain with Marine Torpedo Bomber Squadron
232 during WW II.