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Fighter Ace : The Extraordinary Life of Douglas Bader, Battle of Britain Hero

Author: Dilip Sarkar
Publisher: [Gloucestershire] : Amberley Publishing Place, 2014. ©2013, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Book   Microform : Microfilm : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"That he overcame his disability and flew into battle-leading squadrons of Spitfires and Hurricanes in the epic air battle of summer 1940 - is truly remarkable. Bader's first aerial victory - a Messerschmitt 109 - was recorded over Dunkirk on 1 July 1940. During the subsequent Battle of Britian this remarkable airman claimed the destruction of seven more enemy aircraft: Me 110s, Do 17s, Ju 88s and another Me 109  Read more...
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Named Person: Douglas Bader; Douglas Bader
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dilip Sarkar
ISBN: 1445638193 9781445638195
OCLC Number: 881656624
Notes: Includes bibliographical references (pages 356- 360) and notes (pages 348-355).
Responsibility: Dilip Sarkar

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The truth & the myths about the legless Battle of Britain fighter ace  Read more...

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`At long last, the definitive account of Bader's career by his most knowledgeable biographer' -- Professor Paul Mackenzie

 
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