Bomber command

The Air Ministry published this account of Bomber Command raids, including dropping propaganda leaflets. It features anecdotes from the crews, with quotes such as: 'The carrier pigeon we carried laid an egg during the attack', and 'Absolutely screeching round the sky – the moon was wizard'.

Image 2: RAF serviceman pushing bundles of leaflets through the flare-chute of a bomber.

Published: 1941

NLS shelfmark: GII.2005.2.10