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The remarkable Battle of Britain experiences of fighter pilot John Simpson, DFC, who shot down 13 enemy aircraft during the epic air battle. Written by 43 Squadron's intelligence officer, Hector Bolitho, Finest of the Few revolves around Bolitho's friend, fighter ace John W.C. Simpson. The book was written in 1941 and was based on John Simpson's Combat Reports, his personal letters and papers together with Hector's own recollections of the heady days of the summer of 1940.

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Hector Bolitho was the Intelligence Officer for 43 Squadron, one of the RAF fighter squadrons at the centre of the battle for France and the Battle of Britain. One of his key roles was to collate and verify 'Combat Reports' filed by pilots which detailed enemy 'kills'. He was a good friend of John Simpson and the book was written based on John's Combat Reports and letters and Hector's own diary of 1940.
contains 80 black and white photographs 214 pages
first printed 1943 this edition 2013 ex library no obtrusive stamps binding text good
http://www.bbm.org.uk/airmen/SimpsonJWC.htm

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