Of sons and skies: Flying through World War Two

Of sons and skies: Flying through World War Two

by Robert Arley


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A fresh, accessible exploration of the terrifying challenges, complexity and consequences of aerial combat.Unpicks popular myths of simple battle triumphs.Irreverent observations on the belligerent nations.Conveys the enormous demands and impact of amazing engineering and courage.Helps us appreciate how lucky we are not to have lived and served through those violent times.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781999894405
Publisher: Splash TV
Publication date: 01/12/2018
Pages: 332
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.69(d)

About the Author

Devised/wrote the well-received 'Motorway Sights Guides' travel books, 2002-06 (Daily Telegraph: "riveting"; Sunday Times: "Hypnotically compelling"; Mail on Sunday: "Enthralling"), Severnpix Publishing.
Media studies lecturer, course director, City of Birmingham Polytechnic
Created ITV children's comedy-drama series 'Minty'; script-writer for BBC1 'Call my Bluff'; ghosted Paul Martin's 'Britain' history/tourism title for Sutton Publishing (based on BBC2 'Flog It' features).
Producer of 'Children's ITV'; factual programme director for BBC television. Scripted & directed films for the broadcasters on RAF air shows, the De Havilland Mosquito, military veteran rehabilitation, British cold war planning.
Recently produced a film profiling military veterans of WW2 for the MoD Armed Forces Community Covenant.

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