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For Valour The Air VCs of World War II

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ISBN-10: 148006551X

ISBN-13: 9781480065512

Edition: N/A

Authors: Murray McLeod, Linda Brooks

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A review of a unique band of airmen, every man a volunteer, willing and eager to serve in an elite force. From every corner of the Empire they answered the call to arms, to challenge the aspirations of European dominance by a rampant Germany.Following the French capitulation of 1940 and the miracle of Dunkirk Great Britain stood alone to face the Nazi blitzkrieg. During those dramatic months of August and September a numerically inferior Fighter Command withstood a relentless Luftwaffe to effectively scuttle Hitler's 'Operation Sea Lion', the projected air and sea-borne invasion of Britain.Having survived the gravest threat in its history the time had come for Britain to take up the…    
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Book details

List price: $21.99
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication date: 10/24/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 80
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 0.19" tall
Weight: 0.572
Language: English

Murray McLeod has compiled a series of profiles of those Norton 'works' immortals from that heady 1930 decade and into the post-war period from 1947 to 1955. This has been an enjoyable exercise of several years for Murray, in particular the presentation of his pencil portraits, which are beautifully crafted mementos for any collector.