Big Wing: The Biography of Air Chief Marshall Sir Trafford Leigh-Mallory
Bill Newton Dunn

Big Wing: The Biography of Air Chief Marshall Sir Trafford Leigh-Mallory

Airlife Publishing Ltd, 1992. First edition First edition. Hardcove. Fine condition with fine dust jacket. 200 pages. Black and white photographs. Index. Biography of RAF Chief Marshall Sir TRafford Leigh-Mallory. He commanded one of the two main fighter groups during the Battle of Britain and, with his subordinate Douglas Bader, was involved with the still-running controversy about the use of the :Big Wing" tactic, one that was fiercely opposed by commander of the Eleven Group, Keith Park. On D-Day he commanded the greatest air armada in history; he did not survive the war, being killed en route to the Far East to command the combined Ameircan and British air forces agianst the Japanese. Fine Hardcover 9781853102400 (Item ID: E22916)

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