First Light: The True Story of the Boy Who Became a Man in the War-torn Skies above Britain Summary
The gripping account of 'Boy' Wellum, one of the youngest fighter pilots in the Battle of Britain. Enlisting in the Air Force weeks before the outbreak of WWII, Geoffrey Wellum found himself fighting the Germans over the English Channel, a Spitfire pilot at just 18 years of age. The reader follows Geoffrey through early (disastrous!) training sessions, his first solo flights, his first battle & a harrowing account of being lost over the sea. He describes the unique, exhilarating experience of flying a Spitfire and, also, the terrible toll that it takes on the young mind and body. At the age of 21 he is worn out physically and mentally. His war is at an end ...
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First Light: The True Story of the Boy Who Became a Man in the War-torn Skies above Britain
Penguin Books Ltd
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