About Howard Layton
Howard Layton, raised in Coventry, England, enlisted in the Royal Air Force on the first day of WWII. A navigator/bomb aimer, he was sent to Africa as a crew member in a Bristol Blenheim IV participating in the air escorted evacuation of Greece and flying many missions, first against the Italians in Abyssinia, then against Erwin Rommel in North Africa. After the war he signed on for a permanent commission and attended the RAF Radio Engineering College.
Once out of the service, he spent several ...