Mrs. J. Jones

Helpful votes received on reviews: 97% (28 of 29)
Location: England


Top Reviewer Ranking: 3,485,269 - Total Helpful Votes: 28 of 29
Tuesday's War by David Fiddimore
Tuesday's War by David Fiddimore
1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
Like lots of other reviewers, I am a war stories fan and a Lancaster addict.
Lived and loved the book. One of the best I have read for a long time. The dialogue was witty and sharp and I laughed so many times and cried a couple too. It was nice to have an active sexual thread too as in some many of the biography books this is glossed over (for obvious reasons!)and I'm sure Fillimore's acccount is pretty accurate of how some of the boys lived and 'loved'.
Luck and a Lancaster: Chance and Survival in World&hellip by Harry Yates
27 of 27 people found the following review helpful
This book provides a present day reader with a very privileged view into what life must have been like for the crews of these heavy bombers. It is beautifully written and makes for compulsive reading with a good mix of aviation and operational information but also great human content, something I have found lacking in other publications. Harry Yates conveys the close relationship between the crew and paints a graphic picture of their highs and lows. Readers will find themselves carried along with each operation, feeling relief when the wheels touch down at Mepal. Luck and a Lancaster is described by Harry Yates as a way to fix the 'remembrance of something important', it most certainly does… Read more