Someday we'll have enough food. But if we lose our freedom we'll never get it backGail Halvorsen
The MIGs were looking for a reason to shoot us downPeter Pilkington
The Soviets desperately wanted us out of BerlinAldon Ferguson
The will to succeedDr. Harold E. Raugh, Jr.
We slept under the wingsBrian Conway
It had been set up to breed a super raceBrian Conway
We were doing something with a purposeDr. Harold E. Raugh, Jr.
The Victors and the VanquishedDr. Harold E. Raugh, Jr.
They were young, they could dance, they had moneyAldon Ferguson
The Russians had cut off everythingAldon Ferguson
Stalin realised he wasn't going to succeedBrian Conway
Your parachutes are frightening the chickens!Mercedes Simon
My mother always hoped that I'd be able to thank you one dayVera Mitchrich
We unloaded twelve tons in just over three minutesBrian Conway
I was just a kid off the farm, but I'd heard all about the RAFGail Halvorsen
Nearly seventy people lost their livesBrian Conway
You realise that you've saved peoples' livesBrian Conway
The Germans would steal coalBrian Conway
It was an air controller's nightmareDr. Harold E. Raugh, Jr.
The first confrontation of The Cold WarDr. Harold E. Raugh, Jr.
The West Berliners were going to be starved outDr. Harold E. Raugh, Jr
Stalwart leaders and stout-hearted soldiersDr. Harold E. Raugh, Jr.
Nobody has that many planes anymoreDr. Harold E. Raugh, Jr.
Tunner learned from the airlift in Southern ChinaDr. Harold E. Raugh, Jr.
In one way or another, servicemen & servicewomen often find themselves in situations that require courage, whether this be to undertake a dangerous mission, to overcome a challenge or to deal with fear, personal struggles or loss. This collection of stories explores the many ways in which courage is shown in the day to day life of RAF personnel.
We were under attack, but no-one stopped playing cards.Chris Annetts
Exposed to the greatest danger, he refused to back down.Mark Johnson
I can still see his face as if it was yesterday.Carl Austin-Behan
There were death threats. But I'm still here.Flt. Lt. Gareth Davies
I won't let my autism be a disadvantage.Daniel Pearce
He held fire while the German crew bailed out.Mark Johnson
Get up and put your trousers on.Katherine Du Plat-Taylor
I admitted I was gay. They could have sent me to prison.Carl Austin-Behan
Mum's parachute didn't open. She never jumped again.Candida Adkins
I saw a sport that was failing.Flt. Lt. Gareth Davies
I was just relieved I could open my eyes.Stuart Robinson
From the everyday to the extraordinary, RAF Stories celebrates all experiences of the RAF. This collection highlights the wide scope of the project, with stories of friendship, courage, tragedy and triumph.
My experiences in Iraq had become a constant, invasive thoughtPaul Twitchell
I hadn't even had my ears piercedRachel Williamson
Could you drop a nuclear bomb?John Peters
It's so difficult for a mum to hand your son over to the RAFEmma Knutzen
My 21st birthday present was to still be aliveRoy Finch
55,000 souls on boardAir Cdre Paul Godfrey
Churchill wanted that ship destroyedDerek Payne
The Dengineers built me a WWII plane themed denPhillip Langham
I'm going to call you Hopscotch.Flt Lt Joan Ochuodho
296 Squadron has a very proud history