Where Crimson Poppies Grow

Where Crimson Poppies Grow

4 (2 ratings by Goodreads)
By (author) 

Free delivery worldwide

Available. Dispatched from the UK in 2 business days
When will my order arrive?

Description

The story begins at Magdalen College Oxford, 1911. First-year student James Stratton's life was gloriously comprised of lectures, debates, rowing, laughter, girls and learning to fly. England was at her height in naval power and benignly ruled the seas. Then, on a warm summer day in June 1914, the peace was shattered by the royal murder in Sarajevo.

Massive armies mobilized and the world went to war. By 1915, in the sky above the horror of the trenches of the western front, James and his fellow Royal Flying Corps pilots were fighting for their lives against brilliant German fighter squadrons in lightning-fast, three-mile high dogfights in the sky. And by night, in rowdy mess dinners and village taverns, they drank, smoked, sang and tried to forget.

This is the epic story of fighter pilot James Stratton, his aerial victories, his heartbreaks, his women and survival, told against the unfolding panoramic tapestry of the Great War.
show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 389 pages
  • 156 x 234 x 22.1mm | 598.74g
  • Vanguard Press
  • Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1784654442
  • 9781784654443

Rating details

2 ratings
4 out of 5 stars
5 50% (1)
4 0% (0)
3 50% (1)
2 0% (0)
1 0% (0)
Book ratings by Goodreads
Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. We're featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Close X