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Sarkar, Dilip ”The Few – the Story of the Battle of Britain in the Words of the Pilots”

125 kr

The Few represents an important benchmark in the written record of the Battle of Britain, crammed as it is with first-hand accounts which provide an insight into the summer of 1940 as experienced by those who survived: sometimes moving, always dramatic.

Häftad, engelsk text, 320 sidor, 2010, Amberley Publishing, nyskick, ISBN: 9781445600505

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Over the last 30 years Dilip Sarkar has sought out and interviewed or corresponded with numerous survivors worldwide. Many of these were not famous combatants, but those who formed the unsung backbone of Fighter Command in 1940. Without Dilip’s patient recording and collation of their memories, many of these survivors would not have left behind a permanent record of their experiences.’

A captivating and frequently moving account of the battle, with the memories of the pilots to the fore. Anyone who wants to get an insight into the human dimension of the battle will enjoy this book… written by an acknowledged expert on the Battle of Britain’

”A well-researched, detailed chronicle of the Battle of Britain… written by the men who fought so bravely to repulse the German raiders’
HUGH SEBAG-MONTEFIORE, author of Dunkirk

’Dilip Sarkar understands perfectly the mysteries of air tactics and strategy, enabling him to write authoritative, lively and deeply touching stories of those days when friend and foe met in the air!
PETER TOWNSEND, Battle of Britain fighter ace

Vikt806 g
Dimensioner170 × 245 mm