I Had a Row with a German 1943 RAF Casualty/Thomas Percy Gleave ~World War II Memoir ~Battle of Britain ~Hawker Hurricane ~Archibald McIndoe


Title: I Had a Row with a German

Author: R.A.F. Casualty' [Thomas Percy Gleave] / [Foreword by T. Leigh-Mallory, Air Vice-Marshall]

Description: Early printing (1943). Red cloth with gilt lettering on spine. Interior is clean and unmarked. Eight illustrated plates, including frontispiece portrait of author. xiii, 108, [2] pages.

Thomas Percy Gleave's memoir, recounting his experiences in the RAF 1939-1940 as commander of 253 Squadron, his participation in the Battle of Britain, his encounters with German aircraft, and getting shot down. He describes his severe injuries and relates what happened to him in hospital, including his reconstructive surgery (he was one of the first patients of plastic surgeon Sir Archibald McIndoe) and recovery.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good+
Jacket Condition: None

Publisher: Macmillan & Co. Ltd
Place: London
Year: 1943

Keywords: World War II, RAF, Hawker Hurricane, Battle of Britain, air force, memoir, 253 Squadron, Archibald McIndoe,

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