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Battle of Britain

Battle of Britain (Paperback, illustrated edition)

By Hough, Richard
By Richards, Denis

High above the warm, summer fields Churchill's 'few' fought with courage & skill against overwhelming odds - and won. This title provides a vivid account of the air battles as well as an explanation of how the campaign developed. It provides fresh insights into the controversies ...with the aid of original material as well as recollections of many of the surviving air crew & ground staff. It is vividly illustrated with many photographs. Denis Richards, co-author of the official history of RAF operations in World War Two, and Richard Hough, the historian and biographer, have collaborated to write this magnificent new account for the general reader; as well as offering vivid descriptions of the air fighting.It explains with great authority how both sides developed their air forces in the inter-war years, a necessary prelude to a true understanding of the Battle itself. It provides fresh insights into the controversies of the time and makes use of original material derived from interviews and correspondence with over three hundred surviving air-crew and ground staff.
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ISBN 9781844156573
Released NZ 20 Jul 2008
Publisher Pen & Sword Books Ltd
Format Paperback, illustrated edition
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ISBN-13 9781844156573
Stock Out of stock
Status Not currently available
Publisher Pen & Sword Books Ltd
Imprint Pen & Sword Military
Released 20 Jul 2008
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback, illustrated edition
Edition illustrated edition
Author(s) By Hough, Richard
By Richards, Denis
Category World History: Second World War
European History
Military History
Naval Forces & Warfare
Battles & Campaigns
Number of Pages 420
Dimensions Width: 156mm
Height: 234mm
Dewey Code 940.54211
Weight Not specified - defaults to 600g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Military History
ONIX Text General/trade