winged words - our airmen speak for themselves

Title:winged words - our airmen speak for themselves
Publisher:william heimemann ltd
Edition:1st Edition
Cover Type:Hardback
Dust Jacket:Yes
Book Condition:Readable
Description:jacket shows extensive wear, staining and large parts of the jacket torn and missing, interior slight yellowing and some spotting to leading pages, signed on compilers notes EBB, Buckey dated 1941.
Features:Many of you will have been cheered and inspired by hearing on the radio some of the broadcast stories of the R.A.F. which appear in this book. It is a new idea for the Services to speak of their doings in public, but the identities of the speakers are hidden by the cloak of anonymity. The stories speak for themselves; they describe not only exciting combats between fighters by day and by night, long bombing raids in the dark over Germany and Italy, arduous reconnaissances over the North Sea, but also other important and interestring points of Service life, such as tramming, maintenance and intelligence. The book includes, too, accounts of exploits of Dominion, American and Allied officers and men. This book shows in a striking manner that the fine traditions of the pioneers in the R.F.C. and R.N.A.S.


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major general the right hon sir frederick sykes
John Bennett