The story of Wing Commander Guy Gibson VC DSO* DFC *



    Limited Edition Multi-signed Bookplate 142/617

    Sergeant Dudley Heal DFM  ~ Navigator of AJ-F
    Sergeant Douglas Webb DFM  ~ Front Gunner AJ-O
    Sergeant Frank Appleby DFM  ~ Flight Engineer AJ-W
    Sergeant Richard James DFM ~ Gibson’s radar operator on 29 Squadron
    Flying Officer Bernard Kent DFC ~ Pilot 617 Squadron
    Sergeant Ron Barton ~ 617 Squadron groundcrew. Fitter AJ-E
    AC Harold Roddis ~ 617 Squadron groundcrew. Air Mech AJ-H
    AC Jack Waite ~ 617 Squadron groundcrew
    Richard Todd. Actor (Played Gibson in the film)
    Alan Cooper. Author
    Sqn Ldr Les Munro DSO DFC ~ Pilot AJ-W
    Sqn Ldr George ‘Johnny’ Johnson DFM ~ Bomb Aimer AJ-T
    Dr Mary Stopes-Roe ~ Daughter of Sir Barnes Wallis

    NB: the last 3 signatures were added to the original bookplate at an Aces High signing in 2013

    Independent Books First edition, 1993.  192 pages with lots of photographs and appendices.

    Fine condition hardback book and dustjacket. Clean, bright & tight. A splendid copy.

    A readable biography of the legend that was Guy Gibson.

    This book was published for the 50th Anniversary of the Dambusters.  It is in lovely condition and has a great set of signatures.