Finest of the Few: The Story of Battle of Britain Fighter Pilot John Simpson (2nd Revised edition)

Finest of the Few: The Story of Battle of Britain Fighter Pilot John Simpson (2nd Revised edition)

By: Hector Bolitho (author)Paperback

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Written by 43 Squadron's intelligence officer, Hector Bolitho, Finest of the Few is full of John's first-hand accounts of his combat missions against German Me 109s, Heinkel 111s and Dorniers. One of Hector's key roles was to collate and verify the 'Combat Reports' filed by pilots which detailed enemy 'kills' and the fate of fellow pilots who had been shot down. He was a good friend of John Simpson and the book was written during 1940 based on conversations between the two men, John's Combat Reports and letters John sent to Hector.

About Author

Hector Bolitho was Intelligence Officer for 43 Squadron, one of the RAF fighter squadrons at the centre of the battle for France and the Battle of Britain. One of his key roles was to collate and verify 'Combat Reports' filed by pilots which detailed enemy 'kills' and what had become of RAF pilots who had been shot down. He was a good friend of John Simpson and the book was written based on John's Combat Reports and letters and Hector's own diary of 1940.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781445607054
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 224
  • ID: 9781445607054
  • weight: 248
  • ISBN10: 1445607050
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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