THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN Author:Ira Peck 1940 — CHURCHILL: "I look forward confidently to the exploits of our fighter pilots - these splendid men, this brilliant youth - who will have the glory of saving their native land, their island home, and all they love, from the most deadly of all attackers." — HITLER: "I order the following: the German air forces must with all means in their p... more »ower and as quickly as possible destroy the English air force."
The fate of Britain, perhaps the world, was in the hands of about a thousand young men, most of them under 21 years old. They faced the mighty Luftwaffe - the largest, most porwful air force in the world. And they won. This is their story.« less