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Posted on Monday 4th August
An interview with Peter will be broadcast on BBC Radio Merseyside this afternoon on the Roger Phillips Show, in connection
with his fundraising work for the RBL and the 14-18 Legacy project. The programme will be broadcast from 12-2pm today, with Peter's interview expected around 1.30pm. Listen online or catch up later with iPlayer via BBC.co.uk.
The 14-18 Legacy project aims to both to educate young people about their history as well as promoting their giving spirit.
The young people will attempt to reach their fundraising target through a variety of means, inspired by the Legion's A-Z of fundraising ideas.
To find out more, follow their progress on the totalizer and get involved, visit www.britishlegion.org.uk/14-18-legacy, see the project's Facebook page: www.facebook.com/14.18 Legacy and follow them on Twitter @14_18Legacy.
Watch a short video on the 14-18 Legacy campaign via the RBL YouTube channel.
Return Flights - In War and Peace(Hardback - 256 pages)
by John Rowland
John Rowland made his first flight with the RAF Volunteer Reserve on 1 October 1938 from Redhill in a DH60 Moth. He won a Prize Cadetship to the RAF College Cranwell and then posted to the School of Army Cooperation. He volunteered for 613 Squadron which had been formed shortly before the war started. It was still not fully equipped with Lysanders and half of its planes were still elderly Hectors. On 25 May 1940… Read more...
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