Squadron Leader Andrew Millar DSO, DFC, provides a candid account of his experiences serving as a pilot commanding No. 20 Squadron in the WWII battle against the Japanese. The brutal fighting in Burma has been described as the 'Forgotten War'. Andrew Millar's memoir ensures one crucial element of the Far East air war is no longer 'forgotten'.
Andrew Millar started as a medical student before volunteering for the Royal Air Force during the Second World War. He served as a pilot, commanded No. 20 Squadron with distinction in the war against Japan, and was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross and Distinguished Service Order. After the war he returned to medicine and is remembered as having upheld the finer socialist principles of the National Health Service in his village medical practice. Andrew Millar passed away in 1982.