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Spitfire Women of World War II


Spitfire Women of World War II - Whittell, Giles
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The story of the unsung heroines who flew the newest, fastest, aeroplanes in World War II - mostly in southern England where the RAF was desperately short of pilots. Why would the well-bred daughter of a New England factory-owner brave the U-boat blockades of the North Atlantic in the bitter winter of 1941? What made a South African diamond heiress give up her life of house parties and London balls to spend the war in a freezing barracks on the Solent? And why did young Margaret Frost start lying to her father ...

Spitfire Women of World War II 2021, HarperPress, London

ISBN-13: 9780008490607

Mass-market paperback

Spitfire Women of World War II 2008, HarperPerennial, London

ISBN-13: 9780007235360

Mass-market paperback