One of 'The Few'. Describing the Experiences of Ted 'Shippy' Shipman, who called his Part in the Battle of Britain 'my Gentle Battle'.


Editorial: Pen & Sword Aviation, [Barnsley,, 2008
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8vo., First Edition, with 63 plates on 32; cloth, gilt back, a near fine copy in unclipped dustwrapper. 'Shippy' Shipman flew in the Battle of Britain with 41 Squadron, only the third RAF squadron to be be equipped with Spitfires. His extensive memoirs, carefully collated by his son, cover his career from initial training to his eventual retirement in 1959. 'Stapme' Stapleton flew Spitfires with 603 Squadron; his 20 confirmed victories include Franz von Werra, later famous as 'the one that got away'. Byron Duckenfield flew Spitfires with 74 Squadron and Hurricanes with 501 Squadron with four enemy aircraft confirmed destroyed. Already scarce in this condition. N° de ref. de la librería 21840

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Título: One of 'The Few'. Describing the Experiences...

Editorial: Pen & Sword Aviation, [Barnsley,

Año de publicación: 2008

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Dust Jacket Included

Edición: 1st Edition

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