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User Review  - lamour - LibraryThing

A wonderful tribute to members of the RAF who fought in the Battle of Britain. Bishop uses letters, diaries, interviews to tell what it was like to go up to face the huge masses of German airplanes ... Read full review

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User Review  - DramMan - LibraryThing

Factual, detailed account of the evolution of Fighter Command in the wake of WWI and the part played by "The Few" in the Battle of Britain and beyond. Good description of daily life, both service and private. Read full review

Review: Fighter Boys

User Review  - Robert Hepple - Goodreads

A book about the struggle of RAF Fighter Command in 1940, told mainly through anecdotes of the pilots that took part. To many people, this means the Battle of Britain, which is covered in some detail ... Read full review

Review: Fighter Boys

User Review  - Jan - Goodreads

The anti-Underworld. Some of the writing is a little clunky, and structurally this could be tidied up; but the subject matter is so emotive, and so tenderly dealt with, that I was thoroughly rooted to this book. Read full review

Review: Fighter Boys

User Review  - James - Goodreads

The Battle of Britain from the point of view of the pilots that fought it. There is nothing better than learning about history from the people that were there and this is what makes this book so good ... Read full review

Review: Fighter Boys

User Review  - Reds_reads - Goodreads

This is the story of RAF Fighter Command during the early part of WWII. The book provides some history of the growth and development of the RAF/RFC since the start of WWI, but concentrates on the ... Read full review

Review: Fighter Boys

User Review  - KM Weiland - Goodreads

Baptized during the fire of World War II, Great Britain's Royal Airforce corps of fighter pilots have become the stuff of legends. Dubbed the “Fighter Boys,” these young men, mostly between the ages ... Read full review

Review: Fighter Boys

User Review  - Caroline - Goodreads

The Battle of Britain is one of the mythologised events that everyone growing up in Britain knows something about: the Spitfires, the Hurricanes, 'the Few'. Even today I still get a curious tingle ... Read full review

Review: Fighter Boys

User Review  - Anna - Goodreads

Story of British fighter pilots in the Battle of Britain. This book shows their background, motivations, temperaments. Pressure on everyone (pilots, groundcrews, controllers) was unbelievable, cause the fight over the Channel was very important. Read full review


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