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Fighter Boys: Saving Britain 1940 (2003)
Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0006532047, Paperback)In the summer of 1940, the future of Britain and the free world depended on the morale and skill of the young men of Fighter Command. This is their story. The Battle of Britain is one of the most crucial battles ever fought, and the victory of Fighter Command over the Luftwaffe has always been celebrated as a classic feat of arms. But, as Patrick Bishop shows in this superb history, it was also a triumph of the spirit in which the attitudes of the pilots themselves played a crucial part. Reaching beyond the myths to convey the fear and exhilaration of life on this most perilous of frontlines, Patrick Bishop offers an intimate and compelling account that is a soaring tribute to the exceptional young men of Fighter Command.
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The Battle of Britain, fought in the skies over Britain during the summer of 1940, was one of the most crucial battles ever fought. Patrick Bishop creates a surprising portrait of the battle drawing on previously unseen source material and testimonies from survivors on both sides.
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