Kenneth ‘Hawkeye’ Lee DFC: Battle of Britain & Desert Air Force Fighter Ace :: Nick Thomas

Kenneth ‘Hawkeye’ Lee DFC: Battle of Britain & Desert Air Force Fighter Ace :: Nick Thomas soon to be presented for sale on the outstanding BookLovers of Bath web site!

Barnsley: Pen & Sword Aviation, 2011, Hardback in dust wrapper.

Includes: Black & white photographs;

From the cover: A member of the pre-war RAFVR, Lee was commissioned and on the outbreak of war received a posting to 501 Squadron. Sent to support the Expeditionary Force in France, his squadron arrived on 10 May, only hours after the Blitzkrieg had been launched. Lee quickly opened his score, claiming several bombers during the first week of operations. Having been wounded when his Hurricane exploded following a dogfight, Lee was briefly rested but soon re-joined the Squadron before they moved to their first Battle of Britain base at Warmwell, later flying out of Gravesend, Hawkinge and Kenley. Lee scored more damaged and destroyed enemy aircraft and by the end of July he had been awarded a Mention in Dispatches and a DFC was in t…

Very Good+ in Very Good+ Dust Wrapper.

Black boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. (viii) 200 pages. Index. Bibliography. 9½” x 6¼”.

Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I charm you with my array of books shown in my Military Air Force catalogue?



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