Saturday 24 June 2017

Armed Forces Day


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Everyone's talking about the new BFG movie, but did you know that author Roald Dahl was also a WW2 air ace in the Royal Air Force? #SaluteOurForces ...

Everyone knows the famous author Roald Dahl for his adventurous children's stories, but not many people know that he was also a daring RAF Air Ace in World War 2. Indeed, some of his stories were even inspired by his time flying Hurricanes and other aircraft over Africa. With #RoaldDahl being celebrated for his 100th birthday along with the release of #TheBFG and a BBC Documentary (which can be seen here: bbc.in/29CYZYK ) we spoke with Dr Ross Mahoney from the The Royal Air Force Museum, London, to find out about the author's life before books.

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