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Though not the "top scoring Allied fighter pilot of WWII" as touted on the book's cover (that would ..
Wing Leader examines another Royal Air Force pilot, the one and only 'Johnnie' Johnson. The top-scor..
Wing Leader For me at least, an important and particularly enjoyable aspect of every aircraft mod..

Wing Leader

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Key Points

  • A reissue of a classic of World War 2 aviation literature 
  • The autobiography of the top-scoring Allied fighter pilot of World War 2  

Description

The thrilling story of the top-scoring Allied fighter pilot of the 2nd World War ‘Johnnie’ Johnson, who served with Fighter Command squadrons throughout the war, scoring his 38th and final victory in September 1944.

From the moment the author joins his first operational Spitfire squadron in August 1940, the reader is taken on an epic journey through the great aerial fighter actions of the war.

The events in which Johnson participated included the Battle of Britain, sweeps across the Channel and over France, the unsuccessful Allied raid on Dieppe, the D-Day landings in Normand and finally operations across the Rhine and into  the heart of Germany itself which led to the final victory over the Nazi regime.

 

Product description

ISBN: 9780907579243
Binding: Paperback
Dimensions: 198 x 128
Pages: 320
Photos/Illus: 16 page b&w photograph section
This product was added to our catalog on Friday 03. March, 2006.

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