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AL DEERE - Wartime Fighter Pilot, Peacetime Commander - Multi Signed


The biography of RAF fighter Ace, New Zealander Al Deere as told by aviation historian and RAF Hornchuch specialist Richard C Smith. The author incorporates much new material that has come to light since Al Deere's autobiography 'Nine Lives' was published in 1959.

Using previously unpublished documents, combat records and interviews the author also includes many of Al Deere's letters and papers on the tactics and strategy of combat. The book also contains and excellent selection of period photographs.

This is a one of a special limited edition of just 60 copies released by Vector Fine Arts. It is signed by the author and 30 veteran air and ground crew. 21 of the signatures are on official bookplates, the rest are on the inside title page.

Signatories include:

Ludwik Martel - 54 Sqn Battle of Britain

George Swanwick - 54 Sqn Battle of Britain

Pinkie Stark O/C 609 Sqn

Mike Donnet - 64 Sqn

Tom Draper-Williams - 602 Sqn

Richy Richardson - 54 Sqn Ground Crew

Jim Shenfield - 54 Sqn Ground Crew

John Peel O/C Kenley Wing

Pete Brothers

John Ellacombe

Basil Stapleton

Bob Foster

Peter Brown

New Zealand Fighter Pilots:

Johnny Checketts, Jimmy Sheddon, Vaughon Fittal

Jack Rae, John Pattison, Max Collett,

Mick Shand, Tommy Tucker, Harvey Sweetman,

Ken Lee, Doug Brown.

The book is presented in a blue slipcase and is accompanied by an official Certificate of Authenticity.

Pages: 223, including several pages of photos.

Condition: it is in virtually 'as new', condition having been stored carefully with long term investment in mind.

Author: Richard C Smith


From:

Grub Street/Vector Fine Art.


Edition:

limited edition - hardback 2003.



Size:

6.25 x 9.5 inches (16.5 x 24 cm)



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