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Top center - crippled bomber lights full on won dog-fight. Account of enemy fighter attack on a bomber, wounding four crew and damaged aircraft. One enemy hit and the other…
There is a short memoir about Frank and a longer memoir about Freddie.
There are three stories about different operations.