Under a Bomber’s Moon

The True Story of Two Airmen at War Over Germany

They were the best of enemies – dedicated, skilled and deadly. In the night skies above wartime Germany an RAF navigator-air bomber from NZ and a Luftwaffe pilot seek out their targets, as they cross each other’s paths. UNDER A BOMBER’S MOON reaches across the divide of years, of geography, of nationality, to tell their story largely in their own words – describing both the breathtaking clashes in the air and the camaraderie, humour, patriotism and personal tragedies that became their war.

SPECIFICATIONS:  Paperback with Flaps | 234 x 153 mm | 16 Pages Photographs | 224 Pages |

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Stephen Harris is a career diplomat. After completing a six-year assignment at the New Zealand Embassy in Berlin, he returned to New Zealand with his family late last year and is now Deputy Director in the Middle East and Africa Division of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade in Wellington. This is his first book.

They were the best of enemies – dedicated, skilled and deadly. In the night skies above wartime Germany an RAF navigator-bomber from New Zealand and a Luftwaffe pilot seek out their targets, testing the gap between success and their own destruction as they cross each other’s paths. The odds are heavily against either of them making it through the war, but as this sobering realisation displaces their initial exuberant adventurism, both come to see in their youthful sacrifice the survival of all they hold dear. Under a Bomber’s Moon reaches across the divide of years, of geography, of nationality to tell their story largely in their own words – describing both the breathtaking clashes in the air and the camaraderie, humour, patriotism and personal tragedies that became their war. Visit www.underabombersmoon.com to view extensive supplementary information on this title, including photographs, videos and additional information on the people and places featured in the book.

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