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Battle of Britain Illustrated

  • 352 Pages
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  • English
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Open LibraryOL9253786M
ISBN 100071385452
ISBN 139780071385459

An unparalleled achievement, and the product of years of love, devotion, work, and study, Paul Jacobs’ and Robert Lightsey’s Battle of Britain Illustrated is a book truly worthy of its subject: one of the most important battles in human history/5(3).

The third book of Time-Life's volume look at World War II is a good enough effort so as to stand on its own. If one wants a more comprehensive look at the Battle of Britain, they are certainly out there, but this is more than good enough if one wants to focus in a vacuum on this part of World War II/5(3).

Edward Bishop's entry on the Battle of Britain is one of the earliest books in the series, and certainly has one of the longest titles. It covers ground familiar to most students of World War II and anyone familiar with British history: the inspiring defense of the United Kingdom in by the "Few.".

The ground he covers 5/5(3). MIDWEST BOOK REVIEW "The Most Dangerous Enemy provides an in-depth, illustrated survey of the Battle of Britain and comes from an author who set out to uncover the truths behind the myths of this epic battle.

His is the most detailed account in print of the Battle of Britain, and offers first-hand experiences, historical debates, and more/5(29). TITLE: Men of the Battle of Britain AUTHOR: Kenneth G. Wynn ISBN: PUBLISHER: Frontline Books This is a new version published in It is the ideal book if you are researching those pilots that served operationally during the Battle of Britain.

This book lists a short profile with all the relevant information on each pilot. The Battle of Britain offers an in-depth assessment of the Battle of Britain Illustrated book leading up to the summer ofthe strategies employed by the adversaries and the brutal aerial battle itself.

Lavishly illustrated with photographs, contemporary art and posters, and accompanied by numerous first-hand accounts, this is a volume that captures the reality of. "The Most Dangerous Enemy: An Illustrated History of the Battle of Britain" is spectacular. It merits a five-star rating.

It is in a large-format of x x inches. The quality of the book is immaculate. If you are a history buff with an interest in the Battle of Britain this is the book /5.

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Battle of Britain July to October - RAF Operations Manual: Insights into how science, technology and defence systems helped the RAF win the Battle of Britain.

Only 5 left in stock (more on the way). Battle of Britain Illustrated book Battle of Britain means a lot to me as I have family in England. My grandfather was a gunner in the RAF.

This edition is beautifully illustrated.

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For those interested in the detail of the planes themselves, there are many intricate illustrations. I would have given the book /5.

"The Battle of Britain" presents in photographs the many aspects of the momentous campaign, from tactics, personalities, and aircraft to its effect on the lives of civilians.

Lavishly illustrated, it is a tribute to a nation that pulled together in the face of overwhelming odds, and united, saved and guided the world/5.

Battle of Britain illustrated. [Paul Patrick Jacobs; Robert Lightsey] -- "This dramatic chronicle of the events from July 10 to Octowhen Britain stood alone against Hitler's Luftwaffe, shows you how and why they succeeded, against all odds.". Account of THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN This is an original 78 year old example of the rare, heavily illustrated page 6-¼ x 9-¾ inch softcover book THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN, An Air Ministry Account of the Great Days from 8th August - 31st October as published in Canada by the Queen’s Canadian Fund for Air Raid Victims on behalf of the British Air Ministry, and distributed by the Globe & Mail, in Seller Rating: % positive.

The Battle of Britain (German: Luftschlacht um England, literally "The Air Battle for England") was a military campaign of the Second World War, in which the Royal Air Force (RAF) defended the United Kingdom (UK) against large-scale attacks by Nazi Germany's air force, the : 10 July – 31 October(3 months and 3 weeks).

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£ 4/5. One not to be missed is: The Most Dangerous Enemy A history of the Battle of Britain. By Stephen Bungay ISBN 1 8 First published inand in paperback,by Aurum Press. An excellent book, readable, informative, and not afraid to give his opinions.

Published in association with the Imperial War Museum in London to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Battle of Britain, this book brings one of the most important battles of World War II to life.

Lavishly illustrated with photographs, contemporary art and propaganda posters, and accompanied by numerous first-hand accounts, The Battle of Britain captures the reality and the romance of a.

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Battle of Britain, during World War II, the successful defense of Great Britain against unremitting and destructive air raids conducted by the German air force (Luftwaffe) from July through Septemberafter the fall of y for the Luftwaffe in the air battle would have exposed Great Britain to invasion by the German army, which was then in control of the ports of France only a.

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Fantastically Great Women Who Changed The World - 5 out of 5 stars. In time for the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Britain, we now have—thanks to Swedish historian Bergström—perhaps the most thorough, expert examination of the topic ever written.

Illustrated throughout with maps and rare photos, plus a color section closely depicting the aircraft, this work lays out the battle as seldom seen before. There are a couple of threads running here regarding the Battle of Britain.

(The Battle of Britain ran from July to October ). This is the best book on the subject. The author is top-notch and in my opinion has something worthy to say. The Battle of Britain involved a small number of fighter pilots against a larger number of enemy fighter.

Red Kite are delighted to introduce a major new landmark series of books on the Battle of Britain. The Battle of Britain Combat Archive Series forms the most comprehensive account ever of The Few’s gallant efforts. Focusing solely on RAF Fighter Command’s clashes with the Luftwaffe, the series covers every combat that took place on every.

The Illustrated History of World War II / The Violent Century: Battle book series by multiple authors includes books Their Finest Hour: The Story of the Battle of Britain, (The Illustrated History of WW II: Battle Book, No.

2), Stalingrad: The Turning Point, Bastogne: The Road Block, and several more. Each combat and casualty report is illustrated with a photo of the pilot wherever possible.

Volume Seven covers 26th - 29th August as the Battle intensified and the Luftwaffe started to gain the upper hand. This intense period saw the loss of several experienced RAF pilots and the final swansong of the Boulton Paul Defiant in the Battle.

The Battle of Britain August-October An Air Ministry Account of the Great Days from 8th Augustst October [1] Foreign Office (Book #ID ) Published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London First Edition Stapled Paper wraps.

9" x 7". Well illustrated. Small piece missing to top of upper panel, light rubbing to edges.

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