Len Deighton's skill as a novelist is used to show how the human factor influenced every twist and turn of this close-fought battle. His encyclopedic knowledge of technology makes clear how machines played a vital role in the fight for Britain's survival. Here is the intensely vivid story of the men who developed radar, designed the high-speed monoplanes, fought each other in the skies and those who simply engaged in vicious vendetta.
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An analysis of the aerial battle between the Royal Air Force and the Luftwaffe in the summer of 1940 provides a full account of the tactics and artillery on both sides, including descriptions of the Hurricane, Spitfire, and Bf 109 aircraft. Reprint.About the Author:
Len Deighton is the author of more than thirty books of fiction and non-fiction including internationally acclaimed histories of World War II.
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Book Description Ballantine Books (P), 1982. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0345298217