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Steve Darlow - Five of the Few - 9781906502829 - V9781906502829
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Five of the Few

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Description for Five of the Few Paperback. Ken 'Hawkeye' Lee, Terry Clark, Tony Pickering, John Ellacombe and Pete Olver - five special airmen who earned the right to wear the Battle of Britain clasp with pride. All fought through the Battle and Blitz, all served and survived to the end of the war, but not all came out unscathed. This book tells their stories. Num Pages: 256 pages, 16pp b&w photos. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 3JJH; BM; HBJD1; HBWQ; JWLF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 140 x 23. Weight in Grams: 384.
Churchills Few will forever be remembered by history as men who thwarted the seemingly invincible German war machine, when all seemed lost. They countered the full force of the Luftwaffe in the daylight battles during the summer of 1940, and in the night skies of the winter and spring of 1940/41. They were at the time, and still are, perceived as knights of the air, as our heroes. Now, five distinguished RAF airmen, four pilots and one radar operator/navigator, who fought that air battle during the Battle of Britain and the Blitz, have recounted their experiences in detail to author ... Read more

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'This story of courage and bravado, fear and heroism reminds us why so much was owed, and still is, by so many to so few.' Best of British magazine 'Makes for gripping reading.' York Evening Press 'Inspirational stories in an age of exaggeration and inflated egos ... a valuable historical testimony.' Aviation News

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