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Hurricanes over Burma: Including the Memoirs of Wing Commander Bunny Stone

Cotton, Squadron Leader M.C. (Matthew) "Bush"

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ISBN 10: 189869740X / ISBN 13: 9781898697404
Published by Grub Street, London, 1996
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Tight, clean and crisp. An excellent copy protected in a new Mylar cover. No inscriptions. No remainder mark. Not price clipped. Not ex-library. As New. ; 1.08 x 9.43 x 6.32 Inches; 368 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 16347

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Title: Hurricanes over Burma: Including the Memoirs...

Publisher: Grub Street, London

Publication Date: 1996

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: First Edition; First Printing.

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This is two books in one. The first, written by Monty "Bush" Cotton, gives details of his early years before reaching the UK and flying Hurricanes with 43 Fighter Squadron in 1941.

There is then a more comprehensive account of the years Cotton spent in the Burma-India theater, again on Hurricanes with, and eventually commanding, 17 Squadron. Examining the role played by a pitifully small RAF force flying over the jungle in face of chilling odds, Cotton analyzes his friends, enemies, flying tactics and feelings.

"Bunny" Stone's memoirs form the second book - an account of his three-year tour with the RAF in the Far East and centered around over 30 drawings in pen and ink which he started in India after the first Burma campaign. Stone commanded 17 Squadron during that campaign and the retreat, and his is a highly personal story.

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