Busby Babes by Max Arthur
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Busby Babes
By Max Arthur

The Busby Babes

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Busby Babes by Max Arthur

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On 6 February 1958, a plane took off from a snowy Munich airport carrying probably the finest club side the world has ever known. Moments later, the aircraft crashed, killing some of the most legendary names in British football. This book is dedicated to those players - Roger Byrne, Tommy Taylor, the mighty Duncan Edwards and the others whose lives were cut off in their prime - and their indomitable manager, Sir Matt Busby. Max Arthur has sought out all the players who survived the crash and spoken to the relatives and friends of those who died. From these interviews, sometimes serious but often humorous, he has captured their remarkable spirit and created a unique portrait of all the Busby Babes.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781845963415
ISBN-10: 1845963415
Format: Paperback
(235mm x 155mm x 17mm)
Pages: 208
Imprint: Mainstream Publishing
Publisher: Mainstream Publishing
Publish Date: 17-Jan-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Max Arthur

Max Arthur is a lifetime supporter of Manchester United. He is this country's leading oral historian and the author of the classic work, Forgotten Voices of the Great War. His most recent book, Last Post: The Final Words from our First World War Soldiers was the biggest selling history book of 2006.

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