Pilot Officer Prune's Picture Parade

 
9780117726376: Pilot Officer Prune's Picture Parade

Against the backdrop of the Battle of Britain, Percy Prune was the instrumental figure used to teach RAF pilots how not to fly. This book looks back on Prune's creation and his development as a persona. Anecdote and illustrations help to provide nostalgia and military interest.

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Cartoonist Bill Hooper's Picture Parade looks back on Pilot Officer Prune, the airman who can't do any -- thing right, and his creation during WWII. Nostalgia, humor and military interest are sure to make new fans of this war icon.

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