Airfix - Their Finest Hour... Aircraft of the Battle of Britain Book
The most beautiful aircraft ever designed' is how many would describe the Spitfire today. Together with the more numerous and legendary fighter of the era, the Hurricane, in tandem these aircraft were successfully used to halt the advancing German war machine. The Hurricane was often 'the pilot's choice', being a sturdy aircraft that was also an excellent gun platform. But other aircraft too played their part in defending the British shores during the summer of 1940.
This 80-page hardback book, by John G Bentley, takes a closer look at all of the aircraft that fought during the Battle of Britain, both British and German. This special edition has been produced for Airfix enthusiasts. from many Airfix related people, including Roy Cross, Arthur Ward and various Hornby personnel.
Special pages are included which show illustrations of Airfix models that have been released over recent years representing aircraft which fought in the Battle of Britain.