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Flying the Secret Sky: The Story of the RAF Ferry Command

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Summary

The Second World War operation, in which civilian pilots from the Montreal-based Ferry Command delivered thousands of American-built bombers to aid Britain's cause. With few navigational aids, the crews flew experimental, trans-Atlantic routes in short-range bomber aircrafts into fierce winds, intense storms and dense fog. Featuring first-hand accounts from the veterans involved, interviewed at their 60th anniversary reunion.

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