Sky Tiger is the story of Sailor Malan, a pilot who was a household name during the Second World War..
IN less than 15 months, Sailor Malan rose from being a little known flight commander in a Spitfire s..
The story of Sailor Malan
• Biography of a WWII South African Spitfire pilot
• Exceptional tactician and Battle of Britain pilot
• Participant at Dunkirk, and escorted Horsa Gliders during
• Station Commander at Britain’s premier fighter base –
In less than 15 months ‘Sailor Malan’ rose to be Britain’s premier
WWII fighter pilot. A born leader, superb shot and exceptional
tactician Malan tested his skills over Dunkirk and later in his
Spitfire during the Battle of Britain. Developing fighter tactics he
rose to Station Commander at Biggin Hill and finished the war as
a permanent figure in the gallery of great flyers.
Available March 2015
Dimensions: B Format
Photos/Illus: 12 page b&w photograph section