Writer

Steve Darlow is the author/co-author of 21 books.

  • The Bomber Command Memorial (lead author) ‘A stunning new book.’ (Daily Express) ‘Very high quality photographs …excellent content …a winning publication all round!’ (Aeroplane Magazine) ‘It is truly, powerfully, the finest work on Bomber Command yet to be produced.’ (Aircrew Book Review)
  • Five of the Few ‘Gripping reading. (York Press)
  • Five of the Many ‘This fine book is a fitting tribute to those who exemplified the Bomber Command motto “Strike Hard, Strike Sure.” Find out how these five men met the challenge.’ (US Flight Journal)
  • Last of the Kriegies (co author) ‘This is one of the best books that I have read for some time…I recommend the book as informative, very interesting and an excellent read. (Army Rumour Service)
  • D-Day Bombers ‘The involvement of the air forces is brilliantly described by Stephen Darlow.’ (Oxford Times)
  • Lancaster Down ‘The book is fascinating… The author is to be commended both for the detailed research he has put in, and for including many personal accounts by the Belgians who had so bravely helped.’ (The Bulletin of the Military Historical Society )
  • D-Day Bomber Command Failed to Return (co author) ‘Written to a high standard … Each story is, by its very nature, tragic, but the authors refrain from using highly emotive language, letting the facts, and the survivors, speak for themselves.’ (Britain at War magazine Book of the Month, September 2014)
  • Dambusters Bomber Command Failed to Return (co author) ‘This beautifully produced book rightly fills a gap in the story of the Dam Busters.’ (Aircrew Book Review)
  • Battle of Berlin Bomber Command Failed to Return (co author) ‘A highly recommended read, albeit a somewhat sobering one.’ (Britain at War Magazine)
  • Sledgehammers for Tintacks ‘An unbelievably detailed account of the battle from the air against the V1.’ (Amazon review)
  • Victory Fighters ‘I’ve enjoyed reading Victory Fighters … a good book, interesting and factual.’ (Amazon review)
  • Special Op Bombers ‘Should be made available and read in every school in the land.’ (Amazon review)
  • Flightpath to Murder ‘A gripping, detailed, well researched and rewarding read. Highly recommended.’ (Amazon review)
  • Fighting High Volume 1 (co author) ‘A first-class production with compelling stories’ (Amazon review)
  • Fighting High Volume 2 (co author) ‘Appealing, evocative tributes to the Allied airmen who fought in the skies of the ETO. Highly recommended.’ (Amazon review)
  • On Wings of Fortune (co-author). ‘Richard flew 62 ‘ops’ and tells his story with disarming candour – humour, fear, valour, calamity and all.’ (Flypast Magazine)
  • Bomber Command Failed to Return Volume 1 (co author) ‘Fascinating stories featured.’ (Book of the Month, Britain at War Magazine October 2011)
  • Bomber Command Failed to Return Volume 2 (co author) ‘This is an excellent book and does justice to those brave bomber boys of WW2 thousands of whom never returned.’ (Amazon review)
  • V-Weapons Bomber Command Failed to Return (co author) ‘It’s clear that the contributors are writing from the heart and offer a wealth of experience.’ (Amazon review)
  • Our Story Your History, The International Bomber Command Centre (co author) ‘A great tribute to Bomber Command.’ (Amazon review)