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Spitfire: Icon of a Nation
     

Spitfire: Icon of a Nation

by Ivan Rendall
 

The Spitfire was the finest fighter plane of its time, the weapon that saved Britain in its darkest hour. It was also a thing of beauty, beloved by the heroes who fought in it and the public that cheered as it flew overhead. Now, a magnificently produced book—filled with first-person reminiscences and lavishly illustrated with archival and contemporary

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The Spitfire was the finest fighter plane of its time, the weapon that saved Britain in its darkest hour. It was also a thing of beauty, beloved by the heroes who fought in it and the public that cheered as it flew overhead. Now, a magnificently produced book—filled with first-person reminiscences and lavishly illustrated with archival and contemporary photographs—pays fitting tribute to this enduring World War II icon.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780297855118
Publisher:
Orion Publishing Group, Limited
Publication date:
08/04/2009
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
8.60(w) x 10.30(h) x 1.00(d)

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