Smithers Hits a Six
by Mark Lord
Lieutenant John Smith was not a gentleman in the opinion of the pilots of 32 Squadron. He hadn’t attended public school and he was dashedly bad at cricket. But “Smithers” was going to prove his doubters wrong that day. Smithers Hits a Six is an anti-Biggles story for the modern reader. Like many real pilots he survives more on luck than judgement in the dangerous skies of the Western Front.