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Pride for Bomber Command

Pride for Bomber Command

Mr. Watts expresses his concern for the length of time it took for recognition of the contribution Bomber Command made during wartime service.

As a Navigator

As a Navigator

Mr. Watts states what it takes to be a navigator and the special characteristics one must have to accomplish the task.

Back on Operations

Back on Operations

Not wanting to become an instructor, Mr. Watts is eager to return to operations and receives an assignment as navigator with the Pathfinder’s Squadron.

Getting Back to the Squadron

Getting Back to the Squadron

Under the protection of the Brits, Mr. Watts is given some nourishment and escorted back to the Canadian air base.

Finding Shelter

Finding Shelter

After finally reaching shelter, Mr. Watts details steps taken to care for himself, only to be awoken by the sound of footsteps.

A Building in the Distance

A Building in the Distance

Realizing he is in enemy territory, naked and hungry, Mr. Watts sights a building in the distance and begins to make his way to shelter.

Swimming for Survival

Swimming for Survival

After crashing at sea, Mr. Watts continues to detail the events of his survival and how his navigation abilities led him to shore.

Surviving the Crash

Surviving the Crash

Caught in search lights and hit, Mr. Watts provides details to the steps taken for survival after crashing at sea.

Doubling up his Membership

Doubling up his Membership

Requesting to stay with his crew, Mr. Watts find himself involved in dangerous operations which result in his membership to the Caterpillar Club and Wing Boot Club.

Lack of Morale Fibre

Lack of Morale Fibre

Mr. Watts describes the psychological aspect of being a member of a crew and how some couldn’t cut it.

Experiencing a Suicide Raid (Part 2 of 2)

Experiencing a Suicide Raid (Part 2 of 2)

On the second attempt at sinking the Turpitz, Mr Watts recalls the devastation and loss of crew notwithstanding a gallant effort.

Experiencing A Suicide Raid (Part 1 of 2)

Experiencing A Suicide Raid (Part 1 of 2)

Mr. Watts describes the dangerous moonlight attack against the Tirpitz.

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