Videos tagged with bob foster

JOINING THE RAF AND FACING THE ENEMY

JOINING THE RAF AND FACING THE ENEMY

Wing Commander Foster was born in year 1920. He saw the clouds of war rising over the Europe, and decided to join the Royal Air Force Voluntary Reserve in January 1939. He didn't want to go to the trenches, but while the death in the sky was still possible, it was at least a more glorious way to go. Here he talks about joining up and learning to fly.

BATTLE OF BRITAIN Wrong turn over the English Channel

BATTLE OF BRITAIN Wrong turn over the English Channel

Wing Commander Foster flew a Hurricane fighter in the Battle of Britain. During a sortie way above the cloud where he found himself fighting some German 109's (Messerschmidt) he got a little bit lost.