In Wing Leader, Johnnie Johnson recounts his glorious days as a Spitfire pilot, when he was the top-scoring Allied fighter pilot of World War II. ...Show synopsisIn Wing Leader, Johnnie Johnson recounts his glorious days as a Spitfire pilot, when he was the top-scoring Allied fighter pilot of World War II. From his initial operations in August 1940 to his 38th and final victory in September 1944, Johnson was a hero of the great aerial fighter actions of the war over Europe: Johnson takes us on a thrilling ride into World War II Europe's dangerous skies.Hide synopsis
Description:Time Life Books, New York, NY, 1992. REPRINT Edition, NEW, Hard...Time Life Books, New York, NY, 1992. REPRINT Edition, NEW, Hard Cover, Size=6"x8.5", 320pgs(Index). Brand New Copy. Clean, very tight and bright. No ink names, tears, chips, foxing etc. ISBN 0809496259 Blue leatherette boards with front cover paper overlay, all around page end silver gilt & attached red cloth page marker. Blank(no name) Wings of War bookplate and 2 page Wings of War synopsis of book laid in. 99% OF OUR BOOKS ARE SHIPPED IN CUSTOM BOXES ALL ARE WELL PACKED WITH CARE!
Excellent account of what it was like to fly in combat in WWII European theater of operations. The book is easy to read and provides details on tactics and problems encountered by the Allied Air Forces when trying to coordinate activities of large numbers of fighters in combat.
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