With Wings Like Eagles
A History of the Battle of BritainBook - 2009
An in-depth history of the pivotal World War II battle draws on the firsthand perspectives of pilots, ground crews, and commanders on both sides, in an account that places the campaign against a backdrop of the political forces that shaped it. 100,000 first printing.
“[With Wings Like Eagles is] bold and refreshing… Korda writes with great elegance and flair.”—Wall Street Journal
From the New York Times bestselling author of Ike and Horse People, Michael Korda, comes With Wings Like Eagles, the harrowing story of The Battle of Britain, one of the most important battles of World War II. In the words of the Washington Post Book World, “With Wings Like Eagles is a skillful, absorbing, often moving contribution to the popular understanding of one of the few episodes in history … to deserve the description ‘heroic.’”
An in-depth history of the Battle of Britain draws on the firsthand perspectives of pilots, ground crews, and commanders on both sides, and places the campaign against a backdrop of the political forces that shaped it.