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April 5, 2019

Here is a copy of the review of my latest book, as it appears in the C&CI journal for Spring 2019 50.079:

OVER THE WESTERN FRONT - 6 Squadron Royal Flying Corps by Steve 'Buster’ Johnson. FeedaRead.com Publishing. 276pp, 215x280mm, Softback, Illustrated. ISBN 978-1-9358...

February 27, 2019

During WW1, RAF squadrons which supported the allied artillery adopted a clock code system to report aiming corrections to the gunnery officer on the ground. Aerial photographs, at a height of between four and five thousand feet, were taken the day prior to the mission...

January 4, 2019

Whilst researching the services history of Edwin Ffoulkes-Jones, a man who served with the Royal Air Force in both WW1 and WW2, I came across an incident that took place in October 1920 which involved [then] Flying Officer Ffoulkes-Jones. Whilst flying Bristol F2b Seri...

December 17, 2018

I sent a copy of my latest book, 'Over the Western Front' to Wouter Moyaert, the archivist at Poperinge Council and he kindly posted the following on the Poperinge City Archive Facebook page. As the book is set in the towns of Abele (Abeele) and Poperinge (Poperinghe),...

November 30, 2018

My latest Royal Flying Corps book, Over the Western Front with 6 Squadron Royal Air Force, can now be purchased from any of the major on-line book stores, such as Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Kobo, Abebooks, Book Depository and Alibris. However, depending upon the country...

November 5, 2018

Quicker than originally anticipated, my fifth writing project, a Royal Flying Corps book entitled 'Over the Western Front with 6 Squadron', has gone on sale. Initially it will only be able to be purchased direct from the publisher's website (Feed-a-Read), but by the en...

October 16, 2018

The final draft of my next book, "Over the Western Front - with 6 Squadron Royal Flying Corps" was approved by the publisher, Feed-a-Read, at the end of October, as was the artwork for the cover. The book is in the production queue right now and the soft cover version...

August 2, 2018

Unearthed this week in my mother's loft are some hitherto unseen technical notes my grandfather wrote on the Type W Aircraft Transmitter that was used during WW1. I will add a photo here but will eventually create a sub menu on this website and transcribe my grandfathe...

May 20, 2018

Here is a photograph of part of the front page of an album of WW1 photographs donated to Bungay Museum by the descendants of a local photgrapher, Alan Verso Clark, who served as a photographer with 6 Squadron during WW1.

May 20, 2018

A photo album taken by a photographer serving with 6 Squadron during WW1 has recently come to light after it was donated to Bungay Museum in Suffolk. Though I have yet to view the album, the Museum's curator, Chris Reeves, has permitted me to use any of the photographs...

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