Men of the Battle of Britain & clippings

Men of the Battle of Britain & clippings

Code: P22873-48


W: 21cm (8.3")H: 28cm (11")


Men Of The Battle Of Britain by Kenneth G. Wyn with foreword by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother.  H/b with d/j, 21 x 28cm, 1st edition, 1989, 470p.  A who was who of the pilots and aircrew, British, Commonwealth and Allied, who flew with RAF Fighter Command between July 10 to October 31 1940.  This is the first edition of what has become 'the' reference work on aircrew who took part in one of the most pivotal battles in British history.  Contains information on 2,927 men and has 850 photographs.  This copy is in good overall condition complete with dustjacket.  The pages are interspersed with hundreds of newspaper clippings about Battle of Britain aircrew, mainly obituaries which add another dimension to an already indespensible book.  A unique copy.  Stock code P22873-48.