Duty Calls: Battle of Britain
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Duty Calls: Battle of Britain : World War 2 Fiction

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Duty Calls: Battle of Britain, throws you deep into the heart - and horror - of Britain's darkest, and finest, hour.

Pilot officer Archie Jackson, 19, is in control of the RAF's newest fighter aircraft, a Supermarine Spitfire.

Now he has the Luftwaffe in his sights and only one thing matters: defending Britain.

Suddenly planes are falling from the sky, exploding and spiralling into the English Channel.

France has fallen and the swastika flies over Occupied Europe. Only these young pilots - barely out of boyhood - stand between Britain and a Nazi invasion . . .
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Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 128 x 196 x 28mm | 260g
  • PUFFIN
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Reprint
  • Map
  • 0141332204
  • 9780141332208
  • 162,235

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"Plenty of action. . . sharp dialogue and swift characterisation. The whole is intelligently structured so that this is absorbing and thoughtful as well as tense and exciting." "Daily Telegraph" on "Blood of Honour""
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About James Holland

James Holland was born in Salisbury, Wiltshire, and studied history at Durham University. He is the bestselling author of numerous historical non-fiction titles and the Jack Tanner fiction series, and presented Battle of Britain: The Real Story on BBC2.

A member of the British Commission for Military History, his many interviews with veterans of the Second World War are available at the Imperial War Museum and are also archived at www.secondworldwarforum.com. Duty Calls is his series for younger readers.

www.dutycallsbooks.co.uk
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39 ratings
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