Lost Voices of The Royal Air Force
By Max Arthur
Gripping eyewitness stories from eighty years of British flying in war and peace
Max Arthur, bestselling author of FORGOTTEN VOICES: THE GREAT WAR, presents this moving collection of first-hand accounts of life in the Royal Air Force, from 1918 to the present day.
LOST VOICES OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE records the role of the RAF in World War II, and, particularly, the Battle of Britain and the desert battles of North Africa, as well as in the Falklands and in the Gulf War. Through original interviews with air and ground crew, the spirit and comradeship, the stress, courage, isolation, vulnerability and the wonder of the wartime flying experience is vividly explored.
Max Arthur served in the RAF and he has written several oral history books about the armed services. He lectures on strategy and leadership.
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16 Feb 2012
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Hodder & Stoughton
Acclaim for FORGOTTEN VOICES OF THE GREAT WAR by Max Arthur: 'An extraordinary and extremely moving book.' — Stephen Fry
These stories are so harrowing, their witness so precise and devastating. — The Times
Very few men are still alive who fought in the trenches in the First World War. The words of the soldiers, however, are as fresh as if they were written yesterday . . . extraordinary. — Mail on Sunday