Bomber Crew C4 21.00 tonight

Discussion in 'Military History and Militaria' started by PartTimePongo, Nov 29, 2004.

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  1. The team that did Spitfire Ace this time do it with the B-17 and the Lancaster.

    5 Grandchildren of Bomber Command Aviators, get to see what Grandad actually did. Series culminates in one of the lucky 5 getting to sit in the Pilot's seat of a Lanc on a simulated sortie

    Lucky lucky Bast*rd.

    Interestingly, one is the Grandchild of F/Sgt Nicholas Alkemade who left a burning Lancaster at 18,000 feet sans brolly , and woke up in a snowdrift.

    Should be interesting, due to the production temas extensive use of veterans interviews , as per Spitfire Ace.

    Channel 4 UK tonight - 21.00 GMT.
  2. did look in to this as my grandfather was a navigator on lancasters, but the woman said they wanted the grandparents to talk about what they did and it's a sore spot for him (for obvious reasons) so I didnt follow it up
  3. Not bad,

    That footage of the Mosquitos on the "Cooks Tour" was incredible.

    Except once again they wheeled out Brendan O' Brien :evil:

    All those really good experts and they use him.

    Oh well , look forward to the rest of it.
  4. ugly

    ugly LE Moderator

    That woukld be difficult for me unless we have access to a medium. Pilot Officer JA Rinder 415 Sqn RCAF KIA 05-01-45