Shot Down and on the Run
True Stories of RAF and Commonwealth Aircrews of WWII
By (author) Air Commodore Graham Pitchfork
Shot Down and on the Run by Air Commodore Graham Pitchfork
Book DescriptionMany POW escape stories are well known, but what about those who miraculously evaded capture in the first place and returned to fight another day? This book tells some of the stories of the thousands of shot-down Commonwealth airmen who got out from behind enemy lines during World War II.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781905615063
(198mm x 130mm x 23mm)
Imprint: The National Archives
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 28-Feb-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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