Patrick Bishop. Bomber Boys: Fighting Back 1940-1945. London: Harper Perennial, 2008. I liked his Fighter Boys and have been meaning to pick this up; Martin Francis in The Flyer (which is also v.g.) gave them both big props and so that was a sufficient reminder.

H. G. Hartnett. Over the Top: A Digger's Story of the Western Front. Crows Nest: Allen & Unwin, 2009. Hartnett was an enlisted soldier of the 2nd Battalion AIF who fought from Pozières until the end of the First World War. He's also my first cousin, thrice removed, as it turns out. This is his memoir of the war, which was written in the early 1920s based on the diary he kept at the time.

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