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Malta Spitfire : the diary of a fighter pilot

Author: George F Beurling; Leslie Roberts
Publisher: London : Grub Street, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the summer of 1942, twenty-five thousand feet above Malta, RAF Spitfires fought combat after bitter combat with clouds of German and Italian bombers and fighters. One of those Spitfire pilots was the Canadian George Beurling who, in fourteen flying days, destroyed twenty-seven Axis aircraft, damaged eight others and probably destroyed three more. Malta Spitfire tells Beurling's remarkable story and that of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Erlebnisbericht
Biography
Personal narratives
Personal narratives, Canadian
Named Person: George F Beurling; George F Beurling
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: George F Beurling; Leslie Roberts
ISBN: 9781906502980 1906502986
OCLC Number: 706031036
Notes: Originally published: Toronto : Oxford University Press, 1943.
"Contains a new foreword, list of biographies and new photographs provided by Christopher Shores"--Title page verso.
Description: xiv, 235 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Responsibility: George F. Beurling and Leslie Roberts ; with a foreword by Christopher Shores.
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The Spitfire pilot George Beurling, nicknamed 'Screwball', is the one who in fourteen flying days destroyed twenty-seven German and Italian aircraft, and damaged many more. This title tells of his  Read more...

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