Five of the Few

Survivors of the Battle of Britain and Blitz tell their Story

Steve Darlow


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Format: Paperback
Extent: 224 pages
Dimensions: 210 x 138 mm
ISBN: 9781906502829.
Categories: , , .
Publication Date: 30 July 2010

Ken ‘Hawkeye’ Lee, Terry Clark, Tony Pickering, John Ellacombe and Pete Olver – five special airmen who earned the right to wear the Battle of Britain clasp with pride. All fought through the Battle and Blitz, all served and survived to the end of the war, but not all came out unscathed. Here are their stories, all different but with a common purpose – a collective tale of youth maturing against the backdrop of war when the stakes were at their highest.

Steve Darlow

Steve Darlow is a Bomber Command historian and established military aviation author, with fourteen books to his name. Steve has made numerous radio and televison appearances, and recently acted as programme consultant on the BBC’s The Lancaster: Britai …

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