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Hurricane Heroes by Nicolas Trudgian. Hurricanes of 87 Squadron return to their West Country base after repelling attacks by Luftwaffe bombers on nearby aircraft factories, August 1940. Flight Lieutenant Ian Gleeds Hurricane, in which he scored 20 victories, leads the Squadron pilots back to base to refuel, re-arm, and get airborne without delay. Published 2000. Signed by three famous Hurricane pilots who fought in the Battle of Britain.16

Pilots of the famous No 303 Polish Squadron RAF, pose with their Squadron Leader Jan Zumbach in front of his Spitfire at Kirton-in-Lindsey, Lincolnshire, England - October 1942

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The Battle of Britain memorial flight Hurricane at Air Waves Portrush, Northern Ireland International Airshow. Organised by Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council, over 100,000 spectators descended upon Portrush’s eastern shoreline for two days of flying displays by some of the world’s most famous aviation attractions. ( Photo by Kevin Scott / Presseye )

Hurricane Country by Nicolas Trudgian. Released on the 65th Anniversary of the Battle of Britain a new limited edition to commemorate Churchills famous few. Stalwart of the Battle of Britain, the Hawker Hurricane equipped the majority of the RAF squadrons that defended Britain during that epic and decisive air battle in the summer of 1940. At the forefront of the air fighting over the southern counties of England, the young Hurricane pilots of 501 Squadron covered themselves in glory. 16

hms indomitable with hms eagle behind taken from flight deck of HMS Victorious - Operation Pedestal.

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