Description - First Light by Geoffrey Wellum
The title of this book is First Light and is written by author Geoffrey Wellum. The book First Light is published by John Wiley and Sons Ltd. The ISBN of this book is 9780471426271 and the format is Hardback. The publisher has not provided a book description for First Light by Geoffrey Wellum.
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Author Biography - Geoffrey Wellum
GEOFFREY WELLUM was born in Walthamstow, England, and educated at Forest School. At age seventeen, he joined the RAF on a short-service commission in August 1939 and served with the 92nd Squadron throughout the Battle of Britain. In March 1942 he joined the 65th Squadron as Flight Commander and, later that year, led a group of eight Spitfires in the relief of Malta during Operation Pedestal. He later served as a test pilot on Typhoon fighter planes and as a gunnery instructor until the end of the war. He remained with the RAF after the war, retiring in 1961 to take a position as a commodities broker in London. He now lives in Cornwall, England.