Spitfire Pilot: an Extraordinary True Story of Combat in the Battle of Britain (BOK)

Roger M. D. Hall

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The intensely evocative memoir of one of 'the Few', Spitfire pilot Roger Hall. The Battle of Britain memoir of Roger Hall, a Spitfire pilot in 152 Squadron based in the South East of England, the heart of the fighting during the epic battle. Roger recounts in exhaustive detail his own experience of air-to-air combat with Me109s and Me110s (he shot down three enemy aircraft during the Battle of Britain), and that of his fellow pilots. Hall had no compunction in revealing his fear of wartime flying. He strips away the veneer of glory, smart uniforms and wild parties and uncovers the ordinary, very human young men who lived a life in which there was no tomorrow. There is no nostalgia here.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2012 Forfatter Roger M. D. Hall
Forlag
Amberley Publishing Local
ISBN 9781445605579
Antall sider 182 Dimensjoner 15,6cm x 23,4cm x 1,5cm
Vekt 567 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form British & Irish history, Second World War, Memoirs, 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000, Air forces & warfare