SPITFIRE PILOT'S STORIES.
The narrative description and condensed history of the Spitfires construction, combat career and post-war service, bought together to tell the complete, concise history of the worlds most famous aircraft of all time and undoubtedly the finest fighter of World War 2.When Spitfire at War first appeared in 1974, it enjoyed critical acclaim, for the aircraft had never been described in such terms and detail before. It was followed by a second volume in 1985 and a third volume in 1990. All three volumes sold well and are hailed as classic works on the subject. These important works have been out of print for more than a decade, thereby denying them to the current breed of aviation buffs. The time has come to re-issue the three books as a single volume, the author cherry-picking the choice cuts to produce the finest title on the mighty and beloved Spitfire DR ALFRED PRICE was brought up in Ewell near Epsom and much of the Battle of Britain was fought out over his home. He has always been fascinated with military planes, the Spitfire and Luftwaffe most of all. As soon as he could, Price joined the RAF, then volunteered for aircrew as an Air Electronics Officer and flew in Hastings transports and Vulcan bombers. Price also instructed in electronic warfare and target penetration tactics. He left the RAF as a Flight Lieutenant in 1974, having logged over 4,000 flying hours, to pursue his dream of becoming an aviation writer. He has written over 40 books and lives in Leicestershire.