Deadly Skies

Eldridge, Jim (1999) Deadly Skies. Warpath . Puffin Books, London. Full text not available from this repository.


A historically accurate first person narrative based on a real life war event. The book tells the story from the perspective of a young soldier as he fights his way through a particular significant conflict. The story itself is supplemented by an introduction with maps, kit lists, rations and illustrations, a centre section with actual photographs and an epilogue with the final map positions, fatalities and a note on the significance of the battle. This story is told by a Spitfire pilot, the RAF takes on the mighty Luftwaffe, and through a stunning combination of heroism and the technical superiority of the Spitfire, Hitler suffers the first defeat in what became kown as the Battle of Britain.

Item Type: Book
Publisher: Puffin Books
ISBN: ISBN-10: 0140389830 : ISBN-13: 978-0140389838
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Departments: Institute of Arts (IOA)
Depositing User: Insight Administrator
Date Deposited: 10 Dec 2010 14:20
Last Modified: 26 Aug 2016 16:09

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