Eagle Day: The Battle of Britain

Eagle Day The Battle of Britain Here is the definitive history which takes the reader into the heart of the battle with those who fought and experienced it This is the story of the Battle of Britain It is about the handful of people

  • Title: Eagle Day: The Battle of Britain
  • Author: Richard Collier
  • ISBN: 9780785816003
  • Page: 318
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Here is the definitive history which takes the reader into the heart of the battle with those who fought and experienced it This is the story of the Battle of Britain It is about the handful of people who lived out their lives against the Battle s six most fateful weeks their hopes and fears, what it sounded like, and how it felt Richard Collier takes the reader in Here is the definitive history which takes the reader into the heart of the battle with those who fought and experienced it This is the story of the Battle of Britain It is about the handful of people who lived out their lives against the Battle s six most fateful weeks their hopes and fears, what it sounded like, and how it felt Richard Collier takes the reader into the heart of the Battle, as told by those who fought and experienced it.

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    About “Richard Collier

    • Richard Collier

      British historian, was born in London, England in 1924 He joined the Royal Air Force at eighteen after that, as a war correspondent, he traveled throughout the Far East He has worked on numerous British and American magazines and has written than half a dozen books about the Second World War Few of them are The sands of Dunkirk, 1961, Duce A biography of Benito Mussolini, 1971, and The war in the desert, 1977.



    360 thoughts on “Eagle Day: The Battle of Britain

    • Eagle Day: The Battle of Britain does not add much to the well-known history of that historic battle. What gets 5 Stars (an ace!) is the wide palette of war stories from combatants of both sides. These vignettes are priceless:Oberleutnant Paul Temme is shot down on Eagle Day and is invited to breakfast with three different RAF and British Army units as they try to figure out where a POW should go and who is responsible for him. There is Miss Arlett's maid serving food: "Shall we have plums and c [...]


    • Many first person accounts of various air battles and life on the ground during the crucial six weeks of the Battle of Britain. Good impression of what it was like during the chaos!


    • Great storytelling in this book, but the writing style sometimes made it hard to follow. I enjoyed many of the characters in the story. I also enjoyed the story being told equally from both German and British perspectives.



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