Winged Victory: The Recollections Of Two Royal Air Force Leaders: A Last Look Back - The Personal Reflections of Two Royal Air Force Leaders

0 avg rating
( 0 ratings by GoodReads )
 
9780091786977: Winged Victory: The Recollections Of Two Royal Air Force Leaders: A Last Look Back - The Personal Reflections of Two Royal Air Force Leaders

Johnnie Johnson and Laddie Lucas both rose from modest and quite separate beginnings to distinguished leadership of fighting formations in the European and Mediterranean theatres of war. As fighter pilots and leaders of various commands and in the Tactical Air Force in Europe, each was at the forefront of defensive and offensive operations for much of the war. As such, they had personal contact with many of the senior allied commanders and their well-publicized subordinates, as well as some of the outstanding combat leaders of the day, British and American, Commonwealth and European. In this personal narrative, the authors expose the triumphs which contributed to victory, and the reasons for them. They also reveal the mistakes, the failures, the disasters and the misjudgements which were an inevitable part of the pressures of an air force at war. They deal too with the impact of losses, with moving references and character studies of some of their celebrated comrades who were also friends.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Lucas; Johnson, J. E.
Published by Random House of Canada, Limited (1995)
ISBN 10: 0091786975 ISBN 13: 9780091786977
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
tim tasker-brown
(MORPETH, NORTH, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Random House of Canada, Limited, 1995. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: As New. Unread. Bookseller Inventory # 0013427

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
5.89
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 6.89
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Lucas; Johnson, J. E.
Published by Limited Editions, UK (1995)
ISBN 10: 0091786975 ISBN 13: 9780091786977
New Hardcover First Edition Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Owen Box Disposals (OBD)
(Kendal, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Limited Editions, UK, 1995. Cloth. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. First Edition/First Printing. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback Autobiography. Bookseller Inventory # 011956

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
17.25
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 8
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

J.E. JOHNSON, P.B. LUCAS'
Published by HUTCHINSON (1995)
ISBN 10: 0091786975 ISBN 13: 9780091786977
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Irish Booksellers
(Rumford, ME, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description HUTCHINSON, 1995. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0091786975

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
47.70
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds