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Battle of Britain

A Collection of Contemporary Documents


Category: History / General
Publication date: 19690800
Number of pages: 192

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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illustrated 1974 PAPERBACK reprint by Fontana. 20x b&w photo/plates. Same isbn but book title is just: THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN. Cover design(sky battle, Messerschmitt foreground, spitfire beyond). Spine has bend impressions. Cover vgc. Some tanning on pages due to age, otherwise pages clean+unmarked, no names/dedications/labels, no corner folds.
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