SAFFRON'S WAR

BY FREDERICK E. SMITH

A new series by the author of The 633 Squadron Series, introducing Corporal Alan Saffron, RAF ...

Only war could produce a story as bizarre as this. Alan Saffron, ex-aircrew, is desperate to get back into action, but instead he's posted to Cape Town as an instructor, along with Ken Bickers, a friend about as hazardous as an enemy sniper, who considers Saffron a jonah for trouble.

Within half an hour of arrival, Saffron's jonah strikes, and he makes an enemy of Warrant Officer Kruger, who turns Saffron's cushy posting into total warfare. With recruits as wild as Hottentots, obsolete aircraft, and Cape Town's infamous watch dog Nuisance, Saffron's sojourn in South Africa becomes a mixture of adventure, danger and pure hilarity...