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LAST OF THE TEN FIGHTER BOYS - Special Edition


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The book charts: his early life before the outbreak of war in 1939; the decisions he made; and, those that were made for him. He describes how an ordinary working class boy from Maidstone was propelled into the most extraordinary of situations, landing him in the thick of the action in the skies over Kent during the summer and autumn of 1940. Jimmy Corbin DFC was a schoolteacher before training as a pilot. Joining a frontline Spitfire squadron in the summer of 1940.

He flew operationally in the Battle of Britain, later instructing at an Operational Training Unit before being posted to North Africa as a Spitfire pilot. After the war he resumed his career as a schoolteacher. Now retired, he lives in Kent.

 

The book has been personally signed to the title page by the author, himself a Battle of Britain Spitfire pilot;

Flight Lieutenant Jimmy Corbin, DFC

 

This Special Edition also contains a "Veterans Edition" bookplate personally signed by the following Battle of Britain veterans;


Squadron Leader Tony Pickering

Air Commodore Peter Brothers CBE, DSO, DFC*, AFC

Wing Commander Ken Mackenzie DFC, AFC

Wing Commander Bob Doe DSO, DFC

Squadron Leader Peter Dawbarn

Squadron Leader Jocelyn Millard

Flight Lieutenant Albert Gregory DFC

Squadron Leader Robert Kings

Flight Lieutenant Trevor Gray

Group Captain Herbert Pinfold

Squadron Leader Tony Iveson DFC

Squadron Leader Geoffrey Wellum DFC

Warrant Officer David Denchfield

Flight Lieutenant Terry Clark DFM

Squadron Leader Ken Lee DFC


 

Signed Hardback edition.

Only 10 of these Special Editions were produced.

 

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