Day Of The Typhoon
By John Golley
Reading more like fiction than fact, and a fast-moving action-packed novel of war at that, this account of rocket Typhoon operations over Normandy in the weeks immediately following the D-Day Invasion of Europe is all the more enthralling for its authenticity.
Written by a former ground attack pilot who flew 73 missions with 245 Squadron over Northern France in 1944-5, the book has all the immediacy of a first-hand account of the action, excitement, terror and the camaraderie experienced by a close ground support squadron 'moving up the line'. In thoses few dramatic weeks, when the fate of Europe hung in the balance, when Allied forces struggled to establish the crucial foothold on the bloody beaches and fields of Normandy, it was the daring and courage of the pilots who fought the vital air-to-ground battles which guaranteed th esuccess of the Invasion.
Captivating reading. Recommended. - RAF HISTORICAL SOCIETY JOURNALOur Price: £0.00
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