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    • Hullo Russia, Goodbye England

    • By: Derek Robinson
    • Narrated by: Nick McArdle
    • Length: 9 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 6

    Having survived a double tour on Lancasters in WW2 (and won two DFCs), Flight Lieutenant Silk rejoins Bomber Command much later and qualifies to fly the Vulcan bomber. Welcoming him, the airbase commander says: “You have the best, and the worst, job in the world. You have the Vulcan, incomparably the finest bomber. That's the best bit. Your job is to fly to the Soviet Union and destroy cities.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Smart, funny, droll, fabulous....

    • By Cary on 04-15-10

    Regular price: $14.45

    • A Good Clean Fight

    • By: Derek Robinson
    • Narrated by: Michael Tudor Barnes
    • Length: 21 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 38
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 34
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 35

    North Africa, 1942. Dust, heat, thirst, flies. For those who liked that sort of thing, it was a good clean fight: nothing to harm but the sand, the enemy and yourself. Striking hard and escaping fast, Fanny Barton’s squadron play Russian roulette, flying their clapped out Tomahawks on ground-strafing forays. On the ground, the men of Captain Lampard’s SAS patrol drive hundreds of miles behind enemy lines to plant bombs on German aircraft.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • More of this author please

    • By Cary on 02-21-12

    Regular price: $20.56