Squadron Airborne

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In the summer of 1940, the Battle of Britain rages in the skies over southern England. Nineteen-year-old Pilot Officer Peter Stuyckes arrives at RAF Westhill and is immediately put to the test. Published to celebrate the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Britain.

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Ellestron Trevor’s superbly realistic novelization of the greatest aerial battle in the history of warfare 

In the summer of 1940, the Battle of Britain rages in the skies over southern England. Nineteen-year-old Pilot Officer Peter Stuyckes arrives at RAF Westhill and is immediately put to the test.

Based on the author’s own service as an RAF Flight Engineer, Squadron Airborne unfolds over one unforgettable week that summer, depicting the work of the many ground crew and other staff with intensity and brilliance as they support the Few in their fight against the Luftwaffe. Originally published in 1955, this repackaged edition marks the eightieth anniversary of the Battle of Britain and includes a contextual introduction by an Imperial War Museums historian.

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Weight 0.234 kg
Dimensions 19.7 × 12.7 × 2.5 cm
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Paperback

Pages

224

Language

English

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General – Trade / Code: K