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Fighting High, Volume One

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Table of Contents

Introduction Chapter 1: A Blenheim Boy's Battle of France (A navigator's harrowing experience - shot down in France) Chapter 2: Gordon Mitchell - One of the Few (The tragic loss of a Battle of Britain pilot) Chapter 3: A True Heroine (The extraordinary heroism of a WAAF) Chapter 4: Not Likely to Forget (A Bomber Command pilot runs the gauntlet) Chapter 5: With Pleasure Your Majesty (A fighter pilot returns from a successful combat to be greeted by the King!) Chapter 6: Chivalry over Sicily (A Spitfire pilot's account of coming face to face with his enemy Chapter 7: Ace in a Day (The combat reports of a Beaufighter ace) Chapter 8: We Still Remember (The story behind the last flight of a B-17) Chapter 9: Bravery on Instinct (Extraordinary courage following a crash landing on a Cretan beach) Chapter 10: Heroes All (The loss of an American bomber crew) Chapter 11: Into Enemy Arms (A B-17 pilot's extraordinary tale of survival) Chapter 12: Screaming for help (The combat reports of a Mustang Ace) Chapter 13: We Gave our Today (The story behind the loss of two distinguished pilots over Normandy) Chapter 14: Night Fight over France (Bomber Command battles the Luftwaffe) Chapter 15: Kriegie Doodles (Etchings from a POW logbook) Chapter 16: Ace Mosquito Team (The combat reports of one of Canada's top Mosquito aces) Chapter 17: Dear Mom (The tragic loss of a Halifax bomber crew) Chapter 18: Hurricane over the Adriatic (A Hurricane pilot's experiences of low-level shipping attacks) Chapter 19: Wood Where the Bombers Came Down (Unravelling the story of a terrible collision) Chapter 20: First Light at Little Snoring (Memories stirred at a disused World War Two airfield) Index

About the Author

Steve Darlow is a critically acclaimed military aviation author who has written numerous books detailing the experiences of those who fought during the Second World War.


Fighting High is attractive and easy to read - and each story/chapter is fascinating. I look forward to volume two. (Britain at War Magazine) ... a very different and innovative approach to producing a book on a World War Two aircraft subject and its appeal could be wide-reaching ... (SAM Publications)

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