Winged Victory, Paperback Book



There is no bitter snarl nor self-pity in this classic novel about the air war of 1914-1918, based very largely on the author's experiences.

Combat, loneliness, fatigue, fear, comradeship, women, excitement - all are built into a vigorous and authentic structure by one of the most valiant pilots of the then Royal Flying Corps.World War 1REVIEWS 'Beautifully written with a poet's eye as well as a pilot's eye.' Southern Evening Echo'The only book about flying that isn't flannel.' Anonymous Fighter Pilot'Not only one of the best war books but as a transcription of reality, faithful and sustained in its author's purpose of re-creating the past life he knew, it is unique.' Henry Williamson, author of Tarka the Otter."


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 456 pages
  • Publisher: Grub Street
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  • Category: European history
  • ISBN: 9781904010654



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