Douglas Bader remains a legendary figure, and the best known of all the Battle of Britain aces. Having lost both his legs in a prewar flying accident, Bader overcame this disability to become not just a superb fighter pilot but a tough and charismatic leader. At a critical time in the War, Bader persuaded his superiors that fighters were best employed in Big Wings and was given the chance to lead five squadrons.This he did with conspicuous success until shot down over France and captured. In addition to describing the ...

The Bader Wing 2007, Pen & Sword Books

ISBN-13: 9781844155446