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Written in 1952 still very valid to day . Stories of courage and determination of the RAF pilots during WW2 . Delighted wih the story about Malta .......“At the time Malta was taking its beating, two unusually pretty sisters lived near the aerodrome at Takali. One was dark and the other was a rare Maltese blonde, and both were warmly, if light heartedly, pursued by more than half the fighter pilots on the aerodrome. - till the middle of 1943. After that the pilots called them the Jinx Sisters an...
WWII escape stories you have probably never hearWe have probably all heard tales of valour from various wars, of events that led to the award of the Victoria Cross.This book is about hardly known accounts of escape and hardship, of fear and hardship, of tedium, of the heroism (and sometimes torture and death) of civilians.Simply told, in their own words, this the story of some of those who escaped to fight another day.
It's a long time since I read a Paul Brickhill book. This was first published about 1953 but the stories still seem fresh. The people who survived being a prisoner of war by refusing to be caged. They'd succeed today because they had spirit and only the technology is different.
Spell bindingThe stories of Brave men of the highest order each undergoing a unique, very dangerous experience in a savage war.