Hurricane Squadron Ace: The Story of Battle of Britain Ace, by Nick Thomas

By Nick Thomas

Air Commodore Peter Malam 'Pete' Brothers CBE, DSO, DFC, and Bar (1917-2008) was once the most heroic and hugely praised pilots of the second one global battle. embellished generally, he secured a complete of sixteen 'kills' over the process the clash, with 10 of those taking place through the conflict of england. Pivotal moments in his profession comprise the time, in August 1940, while his flight encountered round 100 enemy plane, together with Messerschmitt 110's; he led the flight in assault opposed to them, and shortly discovered himself in a stalled place, out of which he spun, basically to be faced via a Dornier 215, which he shot down, earlier than later destroying a Messerschmitt 109. ratings of those form of dicy manoeuvres and profitable victories punctuated a occupation outlined by way of nice braveness, management and initiative within the face of fierce competition. 

This new and interesting biography profiles a pilot who, earlier, hasn't been the topic of this sort of thorough book-length research. the tale of his occupation is extremely unique, that includes a few hair-raising episodes, and is certain to entice enthusiasts of aviation background in addition to the extra normal reader searching out an action-packed biography providing clean insights into some of the most pivotal conflicts of the 20 th century.

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