Flying Start: Fighter Pilot's War Years

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9780091737320: Flying Start: Fighter Pilot's War Years

WE SPECIALIZE IN AVIATION BOOKS. 180 pages + 16 pages of photographs. Superb account of a fighter pilot's life in WW2. Group Captain Sir Hugh Dundas, CBE, DSO, DFC, flew with No 616 Squadron in the early years of WW2, then with Nos 610 & 56 Squadrons, the latter when the squadron was re-equipping with Typhoon. He then led the first Typhoon Wing before commanding 324 Wing in both the Sicilian and Italian campaigns, and was acknowledged as one of the most accomplished fighter pilots of the war. Fine throughout in blue cloth, silver-embossed on spine, all in a Fine dust-jacket.

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This is the autobiography of Group Captain Sir Hugh Dundas CBE, DSO, DFC, who was one of the most distinguished fighter pilots of World War II. He joined the Auxiliary Air Force straight from school and was just 19 when war was declared. He flew operationally for the next six years and was one of the few members of his squadron to survive the Battle of Britain. A squadron leader at 21, he was promoted to Wing Commander at 22. He ended the war as a Group Captain, at 24, the youngest ever in the RAF.

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HUGH DUNDAS
Published by HUTCHINSON (1988)
ISBN 10: 009173732X ISBN 13: 9780091737320
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Book Description HUTCHINSON, 1988. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P11009173732X

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