Le 16e partie d’un journal de guerre d’un aviateur. On n’invente pas ce que les aviateurs abattus ont eu à subir comme ce fut sans doute le cas pour Jean Cauchy ou Gilles Lamontagne.
The final installment of Bill’s memoirs is told by his sister, it seems clear that the loss of his crew, the privations and pressures, fears and anxieties were simply too much. Upon returning home, despite his promise to finish his record, it never was – perhaps like all that went through similar experiences, the thought to revisit it, was simply too much – it was best forgotten perhaps…….
‘When my brother Bill arrived home I was very thrilled when he gave me his Diary inscribed on the cover “Dedicated to my Sister”. He explained that now he was safely home, he would finish writing it up for me, but as time went on he seemed less inclined to even want to talk about it so it remained unfinished.
However, on his first evening at home he did tell me what happened when the Russians reached the camp he was…
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