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Men behind the medals

by Graham Pitchfork

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Published by Cooper in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Great Britain. Royal Air Force -- History.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, British.,
    • Fighter pilots -- Great Britain -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 267-268) and index.

      StatementGraham Pitchfork.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD786 .P58 1998
      The Physical Object
      Pagination268 p. :
      Number of Pages268
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6841238M
      ISBN 100850525861, 1844150070
      LC Control Number00340782

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This book is in the same mold as Graham Pitchfork's first book of Men Behind the Medals, but not as good. Even though the book tells the story of another 20 different men and their medal collections, it seems a bit rushed.4/5.

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This chapter will concentrate on the background to the medals awarded to British and Commonwealth aircrew for Author: Graham Pitchfork. MEN BEHIND THE MEDALS: The Actions of 21 Aviators during World War Two (v. 1) Hardcover – February 1, Author: Graham Pitchfork.

The Victoria Crosses of the Crimean War: The Men Behind the Medals Hardcover – by James W Bancroft (Author)5/5(2). Reviewed in the United States on Ma In the same mold as Graham Pitchfork's "Men Behind the Medals" which covers members of the Royal Air Force, this book is about members of the Royal and Merchant Navies during World War /5(3).

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Learn about Author Central. A /5(22). Book Condition Comments (0) A tribute to the bravery of 20 Allied airmen who flew combat operations during World War II.

Encompassing a wide cross-section of operational roles, theaters, aircraft types, and aircrew categories, the men behind the medals' experiences and actions are. A history of Britain's most famous medal, and a moving examination of the nature of extreme courage.

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Synopsis: ''The story of twenty remarkable airmen of World War II. Encompassing a wide cross-section of operational roles, theatres, aircraft types and aircrew categories, the men behind the medals' experiences and actions are narrated in relation to the wider war.''.

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Best Selling in Nonfiction. See all. The book explores the gallantry of airmen who fought in a variety of contexts, including that band of men who are so often forgotten, the Burma veterans. A gallant RAF sergeant and an RAF doctor who cared for and inspired fellow prisoners in Japanese camps are both included here, as are stories relating the extreme bravery of a Fleet Air Arm.Men Behind the Medals from Dymocks online bookstore.

The Incredible Endeavours of Twenty One Aircrew Whose Stories Deserve to Be Told. PaperBack by PITCHFORK GRAHAM.Seven Men by Eric Metaxas A great book that makes multiple points about a few heroic Christian men that lived unselfish lives or had moments of unselfishness, risking much for the great benefit of many.

The seven short biographies are written with great depth and make this book a fascinating read. I read parts on my own and my wife read parts to me while I was driving and we both greatly /5.