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TWELVE DAYS IN MAY 10th to 21st MAY 1940 - Special Edition


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This amazing book details the air battle for Northern France and the low countries between 10th May & 21st May 1940 leading up to the Dunkirk evacuation. This is a story through the eyes of the pilots involved.

It has been professionally researched and stands as a historical record of this period of 1940 history.

A must read for any enthusiast and collector.

 

This Rare Special Edition has been signed by the author and the following RAF fighter pilots who flew Hurricanes during the Battle of France, May 1940.

The signatures are found on the main title page and additionally a mounted bookplate on the front end page.


Main Title Page;

Group Captain Billy Drake DSO, DFC*, DFC(US)

Air Commodore Peter Brothers CB, DSO, DFC*

Wing Commander Jack Rose DFC

Wing Commander Wilf Sizer DFC*

Squadron Leader Ken "Hawkeye" Lee DFC

Flight Lieutenant Peter Hairs OBE

Squadron Leader Peter Dawbarn

Wing Commander Peter Ayerst DFC

Flight Lieutenant Alan Kellow

 

Front end page Bookplate;

Flight Lieutenant Garry Nowell DFM*, AE

Flight Lieutenant Percy Morfill

Squadron Leader Frank "Dimsy" Joyce MBE

Group Captain Peter Ottewill GM

Wing Commander Gordon Sinclair OBE, DFC

Warrant Officer Antoni Markiewicz KW**

Flight Lieutenant Mike Croskell


Author - Brian Cull

 

1st Edition Hardback, 1995.

 

**SOLD**

NOTE:

We have acquired from a private collection a very rare 1st edition hardback of this acclaimed account of the Battle of France. The book is in excellent condition and has hardly been read. Jacket cover in very good condition and has not been clipped.

Of the 16 pilots who have signed this edition, 13 went on to fight throughout the Battle of Britain. The other 3 pilots were recovering in hospital from their serious injuries inflicted during combat in May & June 1940.


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