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Battle of Britain By Chris Priestly

Battle of Britain
by Chris Priestly

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An account of an 18-year-old Spitfire pilot during World War II, from his early days as a flight-obsessed RAF volunteer pilot to the moment he is forced to eject from his plane at the height of the action.
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Battle of Britain Summary


Battle of Britain: Harry Woods, England 1939-1941 by Chris Priestly

OCTOBER 1940 I was out, free of my aircraft, tumbling wildly in the air. I pulled the ripcord. I was jerked back by the parachute as air punched into it and I swung there like a puppet, winded and gasping for breath. I looked down at my leg. It felt like a bear was gnawing on it but it was still in one piece. For now, anyway. Then I heard it-right behind me. An Me 109 diving towards me, guns blazing. There was nothing I could do. Nowhere I could go. Shells whistled past me on either side. I just thought, OK then. if this is it, OK. Maybe my turn had finally come...

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GOR000777289
Battle of Britain: Harry Woods, England 1939-1941 by Chris Priestly
Chris Priestly
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Scholastic
2002-04-19
144
0439994233
9780439994231
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