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A Thousand and One:

A Flight Engineer Leader’s War from the Thousand Bomber Raids to the Battle of Berlin

Mosaic Reform member, Flight Lieutenant Humphrey Phillips DFC, MiD (twice), had an exciting war. Originally trained as a flight mechanic, he became one of the very first of the new breed of flight engineers. Posted initially to 103 Squadron, he was allocated immediately to the Conversion Flight, helping to convert new crews from two engines to four. While ‘instructing’, he was flight engineer to many of the famous names of the time – ‘Daddy’ Lashbrook, Peter Robinson, and Harry Drummond – and flew in the first two of the historic,  Mazal tov to Humphrey on the publication of this book.

December 14, 2017