Running On Fumes

Seven hours, covering 1300NM over open ocean, limited fuel, one engine, enemy fighters; there were few missions more relentlessly hazardous, nor with so many different hazards to face.

“Imshi”

One Christmas my parents gave me Chaz Bowyer’s "The History of the RAF". Within its pages is a captivating photo of a pilot resting on the ground, smiling. The pilot's name was S/Ldr Ernest M. Mason DFC, known to all as "Imshi". This is his story.

“Rescue Me”

The little told story of the USAAF's 5th ASR and how they rescued war weary P-47's and in turn, rescued almost a thousand downed airmen in the North Sea and English Channel.