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Summer, 1940
Language: en
Pages: 236
Authors: Roger Parkinson
Categories: Britain, Battle of, 1940
Type: BOOK - Published: 1977 - Publisher: David McKay Company

Recreates the four tense months of 1940 leading to the battle of Britain.
Fighter Boys
Language: en
Pages: 434
Authors: Patrick Joseph Bishop
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher: Viking Adult

Traces the 1940 defense campaign of Britain by its young RAF airmen, drawing on survivor interviews, diaries, and letters to describe their combat experiences and their victory against Luftwaffe fighters. 25,000 first printing.
The Luftwaffe Battle of Britain Fighter Pilots' Kitbag
Language: en
Pages: 152
Authors: Mark Hillier
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-03 - Publisher: Frontline Books

Reichsmarschall Göring told Hitler that it would take less than a month for his much-vaunted Luftwaffe to conquer the RAF and pave the way for the German invasion of Great Britain. His prediction was to prove disastrously wrong, but for four long months his pilots and aircrew fought for their
The Battle of Britain Pocket Manual 1940
Language: en
Pages: 161
Authors: Chris McNab
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-04-09 - Publisher: Casemate

In the summer of 1940, Britain stood alone. For three long months, brave young RAF pilots took off every day, ready to defend British skies against large-scale Luftwaffe raids. 'The Few' were young, but they were trained and they were determined. Eighty years on the last of the pilots to
Luftwaffe Bombers in the Battle of Britain
Language: en
Pages: 112
Authors: Andy Saunders
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-06-30 - Publisher: Pen and Sword

Luftwaffe Bombers in the Battle of Britain contains some 140-150 images of German bomber aircraft during the summer of 1940. The images will cover the entirety of the battle and will depict losses across Britain during this period. Each picture will tell its own story, and will be fully captioned