Men Behind the Medals: The Incredible Endeavours of Twenty One Aircrew Whose Stories Deserve to Be Told
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BeschreibungA senior RAF veteran and researcher has used the medals and decorations awarded during World War II to present a picture of the war as seen by the ordinary air and ground crews of the RAF, backed up by a unique collection of photographs.
PortraitBorn in 1939, Sheffield, Graham Pitchfork served in the Royal Air Force for 36 years before retiring in 1994. He forged a distinguished career for himself and his last appointment before his retirement was as a Director of Intelligence in the Military of Defence. He was elected as a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society in 1991 and is member of the Royal Air Force Historical Society, the Air League, the Aircrew Association and the Orders and Medals Research Society. He is a keen glider pilot holding the FAI gold award with two diamonds.
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: PEN & SWORD BOOKS (NCR)
Erscheinungsdatum: September 2003
Seitenanzahl: 268 Seiten