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[Last of the Few Free] epub By Max Arthur



10 thoughts on “Last of the Few

  1. says:

    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 and fight wave after wave of German fighters and bombers To say it is riveting is putting it mildly With typically dry British h

  2. says:

    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

  3. says:

    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

  4. says:

    It was an interesting read but very fragmented This book tells the story of the pilots in the Battle of Britain mostly from the British side However each section is very short so you keep coming back to the same pilots words at different times

  5. says:

    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

  6. says:

    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

  7. says:

    Last of the Few really opened my eyes to the sacrifice the British airmen made during the Battle of Britain Thank you Max Arthur for writing s

  8. says:

    uick read Great that Sgt Lambert could get his story down for future generationsSad to see WWII vets disappearing from the

  9. says:

    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 preser

  10. says:

    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 Hitler was planning to invade Britain to end the war in the west he would then no doubt have crushed Russia The only t

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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 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 and fight wave after wave of German fighters and bombers To say it is riveting is putting it mildly With typically dry British humor they describe the chaos and confusion of fast dogfights victories defeats and getting shot down by enemy planes they didn t even see Through it you see their fears not so much of dying but of being badly wounded or perhaps badly burned or maimed Pressure Tension Nothing less than the survival of Britain an

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Last of the Few

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 Last of the Few really opened my eyes to the sacrifice the British airmen made during the Battle of Britain Thank you Max Arthur for writing such an important segment of history

Free read ↠ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ñ 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 It was an interesting read but very fragmented This book tells the story of the pilots in the Battle of Britain mostly from the British side However each section is very short so you keep coming back to the same pilots words at different times This fragmentation of voices makes it hard to read but does provide many interesting stories of the battle

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