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Fighter Pilots in World War II: True Stories of Frontline Air Combat
     

Fighter Pilots in World War II: True Stories of Frontline Air Combat

by Bruce Halpenny
 

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This is the story of Allied fighter pilots and the part they played in all the principal operational theatres of World War II. It also tells of life on the wartime airfield and how ground crew kept the aircraft ready for action either in the bitter cold of a Scottish winter or the sweltering heat of the North African desert. The book brings home the nervous strain

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This is the story of Allied fighter pilots and the part they played in all the principal operational theatres of World War II. It also tells of life on the wartime airfield and how ground crew kept the aircraft ready for action either in the bitter cold of a Scottish winter or the sweltering heat of the North African desert. The book brings home the nervous strain caused by the constant readiness demanded by all those involved with fighter squadron combat and the intense comradeship created in each fighting unit.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781783460120
Publisher:
Pen and Sword
Publication date:
09/19/2004
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
803,192
File size:
5 MB

Meet the Author

Bruce Barrymore Halpenny is an author and historian.

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