Battle of Britain (Duty Calls #2)

Author(s): James Holland

Young Adult Fiction

Pilot officer Archie Jackson, 19, is in control of the RAF's newest fighter aircraft, a Supermarine Spitfire. Now he has the Luftwaffe in his sights and only one thing matters: defending Britain. Suddenly planes are falling from the sky, exploding and spiraling into the English Channel. France has fallen and the swastika flies over Occupied Europe. Only these young pilots - barely out of boyhood - stand between Britain and a Nazi invasion..."Duty Calls: Battle of Britain", throws you deep into the heart - and horror - of Britain's darkest, and finest, hour.


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James Holland was born in Salisbury, Wiltshire, and studied history at Durham University. He is the bestselling author of numerous historical non-fiction titles and the Jack Tanner fiction series, and presented Battle of Britain: The Real Story on BBC2. A member of the British Commission for Military History, his many interviews with veterans of the Second World War are available at the Imperial War Museum and are also archived at Duty Calls is his series for younger readers.

General Fields

  • : 9780141332208
  • : Penguin Books Ltd
  • : Puffin Books
  • : May 2012
  • : 198mm X 129mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : July 2012
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : James Holland
  • : Paperback
  • : 2
  • : 823.92
  • : 352
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