Wilfrid Freeman: The Genius Behind Allied Survival and Air Supremacy, 1939 to 1945

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Spellmount, 1999 - Biography & Autobiography - 384 pages
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There was not one single monoplane in squadron service in 1936 when Wilfred Freeman accepted the task of choosing the aircraft with which to rearm the RAF. Freeman's ruthless quest for quality and exceptional organisational ability resulted in the RAF being equipped with a superb range of aircraft from the Spitfire and Lancaster to the Mosquito (Freeman's Folly) and the Merlin-powered Mustang.

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Contents

Foreword by the late pr0fess0r r v j0nes ch
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Preface
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Abbreviations
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Copyright

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About the author (1999)

Furze became a pilot in 1945 and flew Spitfires with the RAF in Austria and Italy, and later in the Middle East. After a varied career in industry, commerce, and investment banking, he retired to North Wales.

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