The Few: Summer 1940, the Battle of Britain

The Few: Summer 1940, the Battle of Britain

by Philip Kaplan, Richard Collier
     
 

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More than sixty years ago, in a decisive moment, those whom Churchill so famously addressed as the "few" thwarted Hitler's planned invasion of England. Over 160 graphic images and riveting testimony by Allied and Luftwaffe pilots, ground crew, and civilians paint a panoramic portrait of this confrontation. "The best sort of popular military history"—Times

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More than sixty years ago, in a decisive moment, those whom Churchill so famously addressed as the "few" thwarted Hitler's planned invasion of England. Over 160 graphic images and riveting testimony by Allied and Luftwaffe pilots, ground crew, and civilians paint a panoramic portrait of this confrontation. "The best sort of popular military history"—Times Literary Supplement. "Worthwhile and refreshing...a fantastic job...I recommend both to anyone moderately interested in this key period of history and to the scholar more familiar with the battle. Attractive and informative...certainly...a welcome addition to any library on the Battle of Britain."—Aerospace Power Journal.

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ISBN-13:
9781841880624
Publisher:
Seven Dials
Publication date:
06/30/2001
Edition description:
PAPERBACK
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
9.93(w) x 9.84(h) x 0.65(d)

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