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Spitfire pilot

Canfield Cook

Spitfire pilot

by Canfield Cook

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  • 1 Currently reading

Published by Grosset & Dunlap in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations -- Juvenile fiction.,
  • Aeronautics -- Juvenile fiction.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Canfield Cook, illustrated by Frank Dobias.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ3.C7714 Sp
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 209 p. incl. front.
    Number of Pages209
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6430866M
    LC Control Number42001763
    OCLC/WorldCa3409007

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    The Supermarine Spitfire fighter is arguably the most famous combat aircraft of all the Battle of Britain, though substantially out numbered by the RAF's other first line fighter, the Hawker Hurricane, the Spit was regarded by friend and foe alike as the most deadly plane in the skies. The Mark II version featured in this pilot's manual started to reach RAF squadrons in . As the youngest Spitfire pilot in the Battle of Britain, still aged just 19 at the height of the conflict, he earned a special place in the pantheon of ‘The Few’, the phrase famously coined by.

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