Spitfire Saga: Rodney Scarse DFC Angus Mansfield

ISBN: 9780752457024

Published: November 4th 2010

Hardcover

256 pages


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Spitfire Saga: Rodney Scarse DFC  by  Angus Mansfield

Spitfire Saga: Rodney Scarse DFC by Angus Mansfield
November 4th 2010 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, ZIP | 256 pages | ISBN: 9780752457024 | 5.72 Mb

Rodney Scrases life in the RAF began in an old airship shed where he took the Kings shilling in May 1941. He went on the fly Spitfires as far afield as America and Malta with No. 72 and No. 1 Squadrons, finally being awarded the DistinguishedMoreRodney Scrases life in the RAF began in an old airship shed where he took the Kings shilling in May 1941.

He went on the fly Spitfires as far afield as America and Malta with No. 72 and No. 1 Squadrons, finally being awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross in 1944. He was released from service with a record of four destroyed and three damaged, having taken part in the invasion of Italy, the attack on Tunis in 1943, and a stint as an instructor in the art of air to air gunnery.

In Spitfire Saga, using Scrases log books and interviews with the man himself, Angus Mansfield presents the unique story of one mans experience of flying the most iconic aircraft of World War II. Complete with thorough historical context and a true insider view of life as an RAF fighter pilot, this book is an excellent addition to any history enthusiasts library.



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