By Andy Saunders
On nine August 1941, one of many maximum icons of the second one international conflict, Douglas Bader, used to be shot down, captured and later incarcerated. yet by way of whom, and the way? used to be it via considered one of his lethal German rivals, as Douglas Bader himself maintained, or used to be it by way of considered one of his personal facet? there was a lot debate and controversy between historians and in 2003 the writer of this publication published for the 1st time that Bader can have been sufferer to pleasant fireplace. That revelation used to be by means of curiosity within the nationwide press and later by way of a television documentary screened on Channel four in August 2006. within the e-book aviation historian Andy Saunders develops his speculation, subsidized up by means of powerful proof and a wealth of facts, and separates truth from fiction. He expertly dissects the entire fabric when it comes to the day itself, and next occasions. during this new, up-to-date version, Andy Saunders tells of his quest to discover the mythical fighter pilot’s airplane, which ended in the awesome discovery of a misplaced Spitfire that is being restored to flying situation. This e-book will fascinate all who learn it and should be visible through such a lot observers to be the last word on one of many nice mysteries of the full warfare.
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