No. 91 'Nigeria' Sqn

No. 91 'Nigeria' Sqn

by Peter Hall, Chris Davey
     
 

From its humble beginnings as a reconnaissance flight, using second-hand aircraft at the very end of the Battle of Britain, No 91 'Nigeria' Squadron went on to become one of the most famous units in RAF Fighter Command. It achieved outstanding results using new low-level interception tactics along the south coast of England, employing the very latest marks of

Overview


From its humble beginnings as a reconnaissance flight, using second-hand aircraft at the very end of the Battle of Britain, No 91 'Nigeria' Squadron went on to become one of the most famous units in RAF Fighter Command. It achieved outstanding results using new low-level interception tactics along the south coast of England, employing the very latest marks of Spitfire. Indeed, it was one of the few fighter units to be Spitfire-equipped throughout World War 2. Manned by a multifarious band of pilots from across the globe, No 91 'Nigeria' Sqn also produced its fair share of aces.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781841761602
Publisher:
Bloomsbury USA
Publication date:
04/28/2001
Series:
Aviation Elite Units Series
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
7.25(w) x 9.70(h) x 0.30(d)

Meet the Author


Peter Hall is a policeman serving in Ashford, Kent. He is a specialist in the field of Kentish aviation, having written books on RAF West Malling and a small volume on No 91 Sqn for a local publisher.

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