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Top read, quick pace and exciting.,
This review is from: Wing Leader: Top-scoring Allied Fighter Pilot of World War Two (Fighter pilots) (Paperback)
I really reccomend this book, it has a really fast pace and the authors dramatic reconstructions of the the air battles are top class. For me personally the only downside is the huge number of references to hunting and shooting animals, but that's on a very personal level!
Go on buy it, I can assure you, you won't regret it.
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Initial post: 26 Apr 2011 10:34:41 BDT
T. B. Squires says:
The story of 'Johnny' Johnson is without doubt a story of true heroism and he may well have been one of those brave flyers that I watched as a 6 year old during the Battle of Britain. In writing my own biography for my grandchildren I did some research to supplement my distant memories. The South African Military History Society indicates that Tom St John Pattle, DFC and bar of 80 and 33 RAF Squadrons scored 41 kills while another South African, 'Sailor' Malan DSO and bar, DFC and bar, of RAF 74 Squadron was third with 35 kills.
While there is no intentions of any nationalistic points scoring over such heroism is it possible to confirm which is correct so that I may be sure of my own facts?
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