The Last of the 39-ers: The Extraordinary Wartime Experiences of Squadron Leader Alfie Fripp

The Last of the 39-ers: The Extraordinary Wartime Experiences of Squadron Leader Alfie Fripp

by Sean Feast

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ISBN-13: 9781909166158
Publisher: Grub Street
Publication date: 03/19/2014
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword 6

Author's Introduction 8

Prologue 10

Chapter 1 Shortcomings 15

Chapter 2 Changing Directions 41

Chapter 3 War Party 55

Chapter 4 In the Bag 65

Chapter 5 Man of Confidence 82

Chapter 6 The Long Goodbye 116

Epilogue 134

Appendix 1 Mike Casey and The Great Escape 138

Appendix 2 Letter to The British Red Cross Society 143

Appendix 3 Letter to The Red Cross and St John War Organisation 147

Appendix 4 List of 57 Squadron Losses in France 1939 149

Appendix 5 Officers of 57 Squadron, October 1939 152

Acknowledgements and Sources 154

Personal Thanks 156

Index 158

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