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A Very Unusual Air War - a book by Thorne, H. Leonard

A Very Unusual Air War

From Dunkirk to AFDU - The Diary and Log Book of Test Pilot Leonard Thorne 1940-45

A Very Unusual Air War( )
Author: Thorne, H. Leonard
Editor: Griffin, Gill
Griffin, Barry
ISBN:978-0-7524-9343-5
Publication Date:Nov 2013
Publisher:History Press Limited, The
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $26.95
Book Description:

The 20-year-old Len Thorne joined the RAF in May 1940. After two hectic tours of operational duty as a fighter pilot (including some desperately dangerous low-level flying at Dunkirk) he was posted to AFDU (Air Fighting Development Unit) and remained there as a test pilot for the rest of the war. He flew both Allied aircraft and captured enemy planes and was a colleague of many of the fighter "aces." Fortunately for us, Len kept an insightful diary, which, set alongside his log book,...
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Book Details
Pages:256
Detailed Subjects: History / Europe / Great Britain
Biography & Autobiography / General
History / Military / World War Ii
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9.5 Inches
Book Weight:1.24 Pounds

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