Paddy Finucane: Fighter Ace :: Doug Stokes soon to be presented for sale on the sparkling BookLovers of Bath web site!
London: William Kimber, 1983, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Includes: Black & white photographs; Appendices (7);
From the cover: Paddy Finucane was the fighter ace who became a legend in his own lifetime, widely publicised in the press. Modest by nature, he was upset by the constant references to himself as Baders successor. But the spotlight never left him.
Joining the RAF in 1938, Finucane made a poor start to his flying career, and was not flying operationally till the Battle of Britain when every pilot was needed. Posted to 65 Squadron for the Battle of Britain, he went on to become a flight…
Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper.
Blue boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 219 pages. Index. 9½” x 6¼”.
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