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By Adam Claasen,Glyn Harper

ISBN-10: 1921497289

ISBN-13: 9781921497285

in the summertime of 1940 the Luftwaffe locked horns with the RAF in a life-and-death fight for mastery of the skies over southern England. good fortune for Germany may knock Britain out of the warfare and provides Adolf Hitler a loose hand for his attack at the Soviet Union. good fortune for the RAF may convey an finish to the German improve to the west and finally facilitate the D-Day landings 4 years within the future.

Thus the destiny of the Allied warfare attempt lay within the fingers of these whom Winston Churchill dubbed ‘The Few’. what's much less renowned is that the second-largest overseas contingent in Fighter Command was once drawn from the British Commonwealth’s southernmost Dominions: New Zealand and Australia. 100 and seventy-one Anzac airmen have been thrust headlong right into a ferocious air conflict that may placed their abilities, unravel and personality to the final word try out. the story in their position within the conflict of england, in addition to their own tales, friendships, successes, losses and fears are advised intimately for the 1st time in ‘Dogfight’.

Dr Adam Claasen is a senior lecturer in glossy historical past and diplomacy at Massey collage. He has a doctorate from the college of Canterbury, is a Smithsonian establishment fellowship recipient, and in 2006 was once a Fulbright vacationing pupil at Georgetown collage, Washington, D.C. He teaches and researches totally on the second one international battle and the position of air strength in struggle, and is the writer of ‘Hitler’s Northern War’.

The Anzac Battles sequence is a set of books describing the nice army battles fought by way of Australian and New Zealand infantrymen through the wars of the 20th century. every one name within the sequence specializes in one conflict, describing the historical past to the motion, the strive against itself, the tactic hired and the end result. the tale is advised during the activities of the most protagonists and the people who distinctive themselves within the conflict. The authors are all revered army historians with expert wisdom of the battles described.

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