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Gladiator ace : Bill "Cherry" Vale, the RAF's forgotten fighter ace : squadron leader William "Cherry" Vale, DFC and Bar, AFC, MiD, Greek DFC

Author: Brian Cull; Ludovico Slongo; Håkan Gustavsson
Publisher: Newbury Park, Calif. : Haynes Pub., 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents a research that provides an insight into a forgotten RAF fighter ace: Squadron Leader Bill 'Cherry' Vale DFC, AFC (1914-81).

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Bill Vale
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Cull; Ludovico Slongo; Håkan Gustavsson
ISBN: 9781844256570 184425657X
OCLC Number: 663457985
Description: 256 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Rare previously unpublished story of a top-scoring Second World War RAF fighter ace. Based on Vale's log books, personal correspondence, interviews and squadron records. Rare archive photographs. A unique and rare insight into fighter combat over the Mediterranean. 'Cherry' Vale flew Gladiators and Hurricanes with 33 and 80 Squadrons in the desert and over Greece and Crete in 1940-41, scoring 33 aerial victories.
Responsibility: Brian Cull, with Ludovico Slongo and Håkan Gustavsson.

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WWII History magazine"Born of military roots, his father a retired Royal Marine sergeant major, William Vale, or Cherry to his fellow Royal Air Force pilots, had an extraordinary record in World War Read more...

 
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