Description - Eagle Day by Richard Collier
Colliers chronicle of the desperate six weeks either side of 13th August 1940 when a few hundred pilots,navigators and gunners won one of the most decisive,as well as gallant, battles in the annals of war.Based on over 400 eye-witness accounts from Allied and German sources, this book gives a compelling account of history in the making.Over the English Channel, across southern Britain, and into the heart of the battle, experience confrontation at 18,000ft and trace the course of actions as they unfolded between August and mid-September 1940; a brief period that helped determine the worlds fate.Re-live the personal stories and get close to thepilots and everybody else, who were actually there in that long summer of 1940.
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Format: Paperback / softback
(198mm x 129mm x mm)
Publisher: Unicorn Publishing Group
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Author Biography - Richard Collier
Author of over 15 books, Richard Collier was born in Croydon, London. He joined the RAF in1942 and became War Associate Editor of Lord Mountbatten's Phoenix Magazine for the Forces.After the war, he joined the Daily Mail as a feature writer.
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