- New book tells story of Women’s Auxiliary Air Force
- Secret Life of Fighter Command: Testimonials from the men and women who beat the Luftwaffe
- The Secret Life of Fighter Command
That the RAF routed the German Luftwaffe during WWII is well-known, less well-known perhaps is just how desperate the fight was and it was this struggle — against destruction and possible invasion that really held my attention.
Sue Baker. During the dark days of , when Britain faced the might of Hitler's armed forces alone, the RAF played an integral role in winning the Battle of Britain against the Luftwaffe, thus ensuring the country's safety from invasion. The men and women of Fighter Command worked tirelessly in air bases scattered throughout the length and breadth of Britain to thwart the Nazi attacks; The Secret Life of Fighter Command tells their story.ecingano.tk
New book tells story of Women’s Auxiliary Air Force
From setting up the ground-breaking radar systems along the coast of the Southeast of England, to the distribution of spotters of bombing waves coming along the Thames Estuary, the boffins who designed and built the guidance and detection structures to organise a winning defence umbrella, to the Wrens who plotted enemy movements and then conveyed this to the various RAF squadrons stationed in the UK's zonal defence system all of them played a part in maintaining the security over Britain.
Through exclusive interviews with various members of this unique and world famous organisation, bestselling author Sinclair McKay tells the human story of how Britain survived the Nazi onslaught and enabled our Hurricanes and Spitfires to triumph over the German airforce.
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Secret Life of Fighter Command: Testimonials from the men and women who beat the Luftwaffe
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The Secret Life of Fighter Command
Once that time passed, few women talked about their role since time had moved on and many were busy with families or careers. Now as the veterans enter their 90s, many are coming forward to tell their stories before no more veterans survive. In her contribution to the new book, Patricia said that there were many young women who joined the war effort and gave up their youth to win the war.
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