Spitfire Ace: My Life as a Battle of Britain Fighter Pilot

Spitfire Ace: My Life as a Battle of Britain Fighter Pilot

ISBN: 144564424X, 1445660202 | 2015 | EPUB | 320 Pages | 10 MB

Pitched into the maelstrom of air fighting in the summer of 1940, twenty-four-year-old Gordon Olive barely lived to tell this extraordinary tale of courage and endurance. As Britain fought alone for its survival, 'the Few' of RAF Fighter Command took to the air grievously outnumbered, many reaching breaking point, exhausted physically and mentally by unrelenting, intense combat.

Gordon Olive flew the iconic Supermarine Spitfire for over 125 missions above London and the south-east of England in the white heat of the aerial battle for supremacy of the skies. One of the most heavily engaged pilots of the Battle, he shot down ten enemy aircraft. This is his story of what it was like to dogfight with Messerschmitts at speeds of 400 mph, experiencing G forces close to blackout, at one moment to be drenched in sweat with exertion, the next to be freezing at 25,000 feet, to smell the cordite of your own fighter's machine guns and feel cannon shells explode against the back of your armoured seat.

Illustrated in colour with forty unique paintings of the aerial battle of summer 1940 by the author.



[Fast Download] Spitfire Ace: My Life as a Battle of Britain Fighter Pilot

Ebooks related to "Spitfire Ace: My Life as a Battle of Britain Fighter Pilot" :
Gershom Scholem : Master of the Kabbalah
Jimi Hendrix and the Cultural Politics of Popular Music
Nicolaus of Damascus: The Life of Augustus and The Autobiography
Women of the Blue and Gray: True Stories of Mothers, Medics, Soldiers, and Spies of the Civil War
13 Days in Ferguson
Out of the Shadow of a Giant: Hooke, Halley and the Birth of British Science
History's People: Personalities and the Past
American Terrorist: Timothy McVeigh and the Oklahoma City Bombing
Henri Pirenne, Mahomet et Charlemagne
Colonel House: A Biography of Woodrow Wilson's Silent Partner
Copyright Disclaimer:
This site does not store any files on its server. We only index and link to content provided by other sites. Please contact the content providers to delete copyright contents if any and email us, we'll remove relevant links or contents immediately.