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HURRICANE SQUADRON ACE.

Author: NICK THOMAS
Publisher: South Yorkshire Pen & Sword Books Ltd 2014
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Air Commodore Peter Malam 'Pete' Brothers CBE, DSO, DFC, and Bar (1917-2008) was one of the most heroic and highly praised pilots of the Second World War. Decorated extensively, he secured a total of 16 'kills' over the course of the conflict, with 10 of these occurring during the Battle of Britain. Pivotal moments in his career include the time, in August 1940, when his flight encountered around a hundred enemy  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Personal narratives, British
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
THOMAS, NICK.
HURRICANE SQUADRON ACE
(OCoLC)894846808
Named Person: Peter Malam Brothers
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: NICK THOMAS
ISBN: 9781473846579 1473846579 9781473846463 1473846463
OCLC Number: 897117196
Description: 1 online resource (256 pages, 16 pages of black and white plates). : 16 pages of black and white plates.
Contents: Introduction; Acknowledgements; Chapter 1 Born to Fly; Chapter 2 The Road to War; Chapter 3 The So-Called Phoney War; Chapter 4 Blitzkrieg to Dunkirk; Chapter 5 The Fight Goes On; Chapter 6 Target Britain; Chapter 7 The Battle Heightens; Chapter 8 One Day's Battle: 18 August; Chapter 9 No. 32 Squadron Keeping the Upper Hand; Chapter 10 No. 257 Squadron; Chapter 11 Leading the Aussies of No. 457 Squadron; Chapter 12 A New Command: No. 602 Squadron; Chapter 13 Wing Commander (Flying) Tangmere Wing; Chapter 14 Wing Commander (Flying) Culmhead Wing; Chapter 15 Post War Service and Honours.

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A thrilling new biography of Air Commodore Pete Brothers, CBE, DSO, DFC, and Bar - one of the most heroic fighter aces of the Second World War.  Read more...

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