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Spitfire Ace doc µ reader My Life as a Battle of Britain Fighter Pilot ß dcmdirect ¼ [Reading] ➽ Spitfire Ace: My Life as a Battle of Britain Fighter Pilot Author Gordon Olive DFC – Dcmdirect.co.uk Pitched into the maelstrom of air fighting in the summer of 1940 twenty fourOf 400 mph experiencing G forces close to blackout at one moment to be drenched in sweat with exertion the next to be freezing at 25000 feet to smell the cordite of your own fighter’s machine guns and feel cannon shells explode against the back of your armoured seat Illustrated in colour with forty uniue paintings of the aerial battle of summer 1940 by the author Excellent

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Pitched into the maelstrom of air fighting in the summer of 1940 twenty four year old Gordon Olive barely lived to tell this extraordinary tale of courage and endurance As Britain fought alone for its survival ‘the Few’ of RAF Fighter Command took to the air grievously outnumbered many reaching breaking point exhausted physically and mentally by unrelenting int I'm finding it hard to put this Book down It is an extremely well written account of the author joining the RAF in the late 30's after completing his training in his native Australia It not only covers his experiences in the Battle of Britain and beyond but also his two holidays in pre war Austria and the frightening difference in that country from his first pre Nazi visit to his later visit when the sinister shadow of the Nazi regime had taken hold The Book is written in a thorouoghly engaging way and highlights the friendship sadness stress and fear of being a Fighter Pilot of the period It is totally engrossing and if this period of our History is of interest to you I would thoroughly recommend this Book

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Spitfire Ace My Life as a Battle of Britain Fighter PilotEnse combat Gordon Olive flew the iconic Spitfire for over 125 missions above London and the south east in the white heat of the aerial battle for supremacy of the skies One of the most heavily engaged pilots of the Battle he claimed ten enemy aircraft destroyed in those frantic months This is his story of what it was like to dogfight with Messerschmitts at speeds I have read three books about spitfire pilots To my surprise this one about an Australian pilot flying spitfires in the UK was the most interesting Strongly recommend