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RICHEY, WING CDR. PAUL, D.F.C.  AND BAR (EDITED BY DIANA RICHEY), - FIGHTER PILOT - A Personal Record of the Campaign In France 1939-1940.

Title: FIGHTER PILOT - A Personal Record of the Campaign In France 1939-1940.
Description: Cassell, London, 2004, reprint, trade paperback, 176pp, half tone photo ills., map and diagrams in text, half tone photo pictorial upper wrapper, originally published anonymously in 1941 a personal record of the RAF campaign in France from Sept. 1939 - June 1940, by a Hurricane pilot with No. 1 Squadron, initially based at Le Havre and then Norrent as part of the 'Air Component' (the fighter cover for BEF), then transfer of the squadron to the Advanced Air Striking Force to help protect Fairey Battles, flying from Vassincourt, Berry-au-Bac, Vraux and Anglure, with details of the day to day patrols and clashes with enemy aircraft; this edition further revises the classic account, including a new editor's note dated 1989 and adding two pages of Richey's flying log book from the French campaign and the text of a letter from Wing Cdr. 'Hilly' Brown dated 1941, lightly rubbed at tips, edges sl. tanned, very good plus,

Keywords: war ww2 raf france hawker hurricane battle blenheim morane fighter

Price: GBP 6.00 = appr. US$ 8.57 Seller: A Book for all Reasons
- Book number: 44493

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