Dave Scotts Diary
Home Diary Letter Flight Engineer Gallery Links Guestbook
 


Links page

BBC
World War 2 People’s War Archive
http://www.bbc.co.uk/ww2peopleswar/categories/

Archive list > Royal Air Force
http://www.bbc.co.uk/ww2peopleswar/categories/c1183/

Archive list > Prisoners of War
http://www.bbc.co.uk/ww2peopleswar/categories/c1204/

Archive list > World > Germany
http://www.bbc.co.uk/ww2peopleswar/categories/c1232/

Six Group Bomber Command
http://www.6grouprcaf.com

Mike Alexander Laffin
http://www.bombercrew.com/434/laffin.htm

Poland at Polish forum
http://polandpoland.com/forum_poland_polish.html

Caterpillar Club
http://www.caterpillarclub.org/

The book 'Letter to a New Grandson The Storey of a WW2 Lancaster Pilot'
Published 2014, is an engrossing and memorable story told by the Canadian pilot himself - Wally Kasper, who flew from Linton-on Ouse, Lincolnshire, England, from the same airfield and within the same time period as my father - Flight Engineer David Scott.
Snow Wolf Press, Pat Cher Books.
patcherbooks@gmail.com
ISBN 0993711928
http://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/0993711928?pc_redir=1412932993&robot_redir=1

Channel 4
History > Great Escapes
Contains links to other PoW accounts. Lists some books of interest, including the Victor Gammon one mentioned in the diary. It is out of print, so may be hard to find but is well worth it.
http://www.channel4.com/history/microsites/H/history/e-h/greatescapes1.html

Nanton Lancaster Society Air Museum
http:// www.lancastermuseum.ca

World War 2 Ex RAF Website
http://www.worldwar2exraf.co.uk

The last Escape: The untold story of allied prisoners of war in Germany1944 - 1945.
View Now on Amazon

This describes the POW camps and the 'death march' found in my fathers account and a number of other similar well researched stories.

John Nichol, Tony Rannell. Penguin Books Ltd, hardback, May 2003.
ISBN 0-670-03212-3 / 978-0-670-03212-9(USA, AU or UK edition).
Paperback, September 2003, ISBN 0-14100388-X / 978-0-14-100388-7 UK edition).

Viking hardback, October 2002:
ISBN 0-670-91094-5 / 978-0-670-91094-6 (USA, AU or UK edition)