Battle of Britain: A Day-to-day Chronicle, 10 July-31 October 1940 by Patrick Bishop

Battle of Britain: A Day-to-day Chronicle, 10 July-31 October 1940 by Patrick Bishop

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A day-to-day chronicle of a defining episode in British history: the epic struggle of the Royal Air Force with the Luftwaffe.

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From the bestselling author of Fighter Boys and Bomber Boys, this is a magisterial chronicle of a defining episode in British history: the epic struggle of the Royal Air Force with the Luftwaffe. Patrick Bishop's Battle of Britain is a compelling account of Britain's fight for national survival, from the shock defeat and evacuation from Dunkirk in May/June 1940 to fighter Command's assertion of superiority over the Luftwaffe in mid-September. Battle of Britain takes the reader through that summer day by day, revealing the ongoing battle's impact on flyers and civilians alike. By enhancing his narrative with eye-witness accounts, diary extracts and pilot profiles, Bishop brings the often horrific reality of air combat vividly to life. In Battle of Britain Patrick Bishop has written the definitive account of one of the pivotal moments in twentieth-century British history, and a nation's 'finest hour'.

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SKU GOR002114268
Title Battle of Britain: A Day-to-day Chronicle, 10 July-31 October 1940
Author By (author) Patrick Bishop
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Quercus Publishing
Year Published 2010
Number of Pages 416
ISBN 10 1849162247
ISBN 13 9781849162241
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
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From the bestselling author of Fighter Boys and Bomber Boys, this is a magisterial chronicle of a defining episode in British history: the epic struggle of the Royal Air Force with the Luftwaffe. Patrick Bishop's Battle of Britain is a compelling account of Britain's fight for national survival, from the shock defeat and evacuation from Dunkirk in May/June 1940 to fighter Command's assertion of superiority over the Luftwaffe in mid-September. Battle of Britain takes the reader through that summer day by day, revealing the ongoing battle's impact on flyers and civilians alike. By enhancing his narrative with eye-witness accounts, diary extracts and pilot profiles, Bishop brings the often horrific reality of air combat vividly to life. In Battle of Britain Patrick Bishop has written the definitive account of one of the pivotal moments in twentieth-century British history, and a nation's 'finest hour'.
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR002114268
Title Battle of Britain: A Day-to-day Chronicle, 10 July-31 October 1940
Author By (author) Patrick Bishop
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Quercus Publishing
Year Published 2010
Number of Pages 416
ISBN 10 1849162247
ISBN 13 9781849162241
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
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