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Spitfire: The Autobiography by Jon E. Lewis

Spitfire: The Autobiography (2010)

by Jon E. Lewis

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This was rather gripping. The editing is exceptional, and I couldn't help thinking that it truly was the story of the Supermarine Spitfire as written by the men who flew the machines. The narrator was largely non-existent enabling the stories of the pilots and those who worked closely with the Spitfire (or against it in a few instances) to come to life. While undoubtedly a Boys Own-ish, I was hooked from beginning to end. ( )
  madepercy | Nov 7, 2017 |
An excellent, detailed story of how the Spitfire and their crews became the feared strike force they were during WWII, drawing on many personal stories. ( )
  edwardsgt | Aug 31, 2013 |
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A celebration of the machine and the men who took to the skies in defence of Britain. It was not Stalingrad which turned the corner of the war against Hitler, it was the Spitfire in the summer of 1940 when RAF Fighter Command destroyed the myth of Nazi invincibility.… (more)

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