A Willingness to Die: Memories from Fighter Command 9780752473505, 0752473506

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A Willingness to Die: Memories from Fighter Command
 9780752473505, 0752473506

Table of contents :
Title
Copyright
Contents
Author's note
Foreword by Geoffrey Wellum
Introduction by Peter Ford
Prologue: RAF Hornchurch, 1939
One: A Mingled Education
Two: The Call of the Air
Three: Losing Face and Gaining Wings
Four: The Training Ground
Five: The Phoney War and the Real Thing
Six: 92 Squadron: Early Days
Seven: Coming Down to Earth
Eight: The Channel Dash
Nine: The Enigma of the Morlaix Raid
Ten: Prospects of Italy
Eleven: Winding Down
Twelve: Headlines
Epilogue: Biggin Hill, 1940-42
Appendix One: A Brief Summary of Brian Kingcome's Service Record. Appendix Two: Summary of Aerial VictoriesAppendix Three: Letter from Tony Bruce
Appendix Four: Eulogy for Brian Kingcome.

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