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Last of the Few Free read À 6 Characters Ø PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ↠ Max Arthur After the fall of France in May 1940 the British Expeditionary Force was miraculously evacuated from Dunkirk Britain now stood alone to face Hitler's inevitable invasion attemptFor the German Army to be landed across the Channel Hitler needed mastery of the skies the RAF would have to be broken so every day throughout the. This book is good for even people not into military history due to its readability and easily digestible presentation I loved this book and was thrilled to read firsthand accounts of RAF pilots and not just the British ones either Some of these men really had remarkable experiences that are shocking and difficult to grasp the hugeness of If you like this I recommend Into the Swarm as well as They Gave Me A Hurricane

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Last of the Few Free read À 6 Characters Ø PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ↠ Max Arthur Summer German bombers pounded the RAF air bases in the southern counties Greatly outnumbered by the Luftwaffe the pilots of RAF Fighter Command scrambled as many as five times a day and civilians watched skies criss crossed with the contrails from the constant dogfights between Spitfires and Me 109s Britain's very freedom. Excellent account of this historic stand as told by those who took part I appreciated that there were accounts from both British and German fighters One of the few books I would consider reading again

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Last of the Few Free read À 6 Characters Ø PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ↠ Max Arthur Depended on the outcome of that summer's battleBritain's air defences were badly battered and nearly broken but against all odds 'The Few' as they came to be known bought Britain's freedom many with their livesThese are the personal accounts of the pilots who fought and survived that battle We will not see their like again. This is blunt well done oral history simply presented without pointless elaboration or superfluous historical commentary by the author Even as their present day numbers dwindle to nothing Max Arthur has acuired and preserved survivors personal accounts of the ferocious critical air battle over Great Britain that followed the fall of France in May 1940 Nationalities of the narrators include not just Brits but also refugee Poles Czechs a vital source of experienced Luftwaffe fighting pilots in the earliest days of the air war Germans and various Anglos from throughout the under duress Empire Thankfully the interviews are not exclusively with Fighter Boys but also encompass the memories of ground crew arrs WAAF tracers plotters BBC correspondents and others A few of the Famous are here such as Suadron Leader Douglas Bader and Fighter Command s sole Victoria Cross winner Flight Lt James Brindley Nicolson but most of the voices belong to the virtually forgotten It s sad too that the BW photos from WW II are beginning to seem antiue like Mathew Brady printsJudging from LAST OF THE FEW the flyers had in common two big fears letting down their mates and burning That laconic matter of fact manner of storytelling common to fighter pilots what became known in the US as the Chuck Yeager school of terse dispassion in crisis conceals the inherent drama rather than amplifying it Nevertheless these are real voices of those who were there Here is the Battle of Britain described in its simplest form You went up and you fought all day long until the sun went down Whether it be three four five missions a day you just fought and fought and fought p202 More than a fifth of the pilots died by the end I wasn t fighting for the King I was fighting for me mum p274 last uote from a pilot officer who died in 2010 at age 89Kudos go to Air Marshal Sir Hugh Dowding whose foresight persistence and disregard for self advancement put the RAF into the sky just in time


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    Max Arthur ↠ 6 Characters Characters Ø PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ↠ Max Arthur Review Last of the Few If you like military history this is a very remarkable book It is not a narrative history From cover to cover it consists of long and short 1st person uotes from RAF pilots recounting missions they flew during the 4 5 month long Battle of Britain It puts you in the cockpit with them day after day as they take off

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    (Download Read) Last of the Few author Max Arthur – Kindle ePUB, TXT and Epub Download This book is good for even people not into military history due to its readability and easily digestible presentation I loved this book and was thrilled to read firsthand accounts of RAF pilots and not just the British ones either Some of these men really had remarkable experiences that are shocking and diffic

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    (Download Read) Last of the Few author Max Arthur – Kindle ePUB, TXT and Epub Download This was an awesome collection of first hand accounts from British Canadian and Polish pilots during the Battle of Britain This book uses personal recollections to show what it was actually like to train for the RAF and its counterparts and then to fight the Luftwaffe during the attacks in France and Britain Each narrative is short and sweet and allowed me to learn a lot about what the pilots went through I was blown

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    Review Last of the Few (Download Read) Last of the Few author Max Arthur – Kindle ePUB, TXT and Epub Download It was an interesting read but very fragmented This book tells the story of the pilots in the Battle of Britain mostly fro

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    (Download Read) Last of the Few author Max Arthur – Kindle ePUB, TXT and Epub Download This is not a book you sit down and read cover to cover There is no story line just 2 3 paragraphs per pilot written about their circumstances or a particular flight Interesting in a historical anecdotal way

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    (Download Read) Last of the Few author Max Arthur – Kindle ePUB, TXT and Epub Download Excellent account of this historic stand as told by those who took part I appreciated that there were accounts from both British and German fighters One of the few books I would consider reading again

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    (Download Read) Last of the Few author Max Arthur – Kindle ePUB, TXT and Epub Download Review Last of the Few Last of the Few really opened my eyes to the sacrifice the British airmen made during the Battle of Britain Thank

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    Characters Ø PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ↠ Max Arthur Max Arthur ↠ 6 Characters Review Last of the Few uick read Great that Sgt Lambert could get his story down for future generationsSad to see WWII vets disappearing from the s

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    (Download Read) Last of the Few author Max Arthur – Kindle ePUB, TXT and Epub Download This is blunt well done oral history simply presented without pointless elaboration or superfluous historical commentary by the author Even as their present day numbers dwindle to nothing Max Arthur has acuired and preserved survivors’ personal accounts of the ferocious critical air battle over Great Britain that followed the fa

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    (Download Read) Last of the Few author Max Arthur – Kindle ePUB, TXT and Epub Download There was a time before America entered World War II when the British fought absolutely alone France and the rest of Europe was gone Hitler had crushed all other opposition the Russians were in a pact with the Nazi's and the British army had been evacuated from Dunkirk leaving almost all of their euipment behind

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  • Hardcover
  • 304
  • Last of the Few
  • Max Arthur
  • English
  • 09 June 2018
  • 9780753522271