The Life and Death of Major Edward Mannock VC, DSO, MC, RAF
Original Publish Date: Sep 22, 2008
Product Number: EB00729633
Released: Jul 20, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781909166851
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The definitive biography of the WWI fighter pilot Edward "Mick" Mannock—and a revealing investigation into his mysterious fate. Although he was arguably the highest scoring RAF fighter pilot of the First World War, Edward "Mick" Mannock's life, particularly his death, is still shrouded in mystery. Did he achieve as many victories as are sometimes ascribed to him? How did he die? Where did he die? And more pertinently, where do his remains now lie? Investigative historians Norman Franks and Andy Saunders have assessed all the evidence and cut through the speculation to build a complete picture of the man and his achievements as a fighter pilot. Having unearthed much new and enlightening information, they present a truly balanced overview of his life—and also reveal for the first time exactly where he fell in battle a century ago. Includes photographs

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