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  1. rebbonk

    I Had a Row With a German: A Battle of Britain Casualty - Dilip Sarkar (Introduction)

    Currently on Amazon at an undiscounted price of £20.Published by Air World, an imprint of Pen & Sword, it contains none of the usual vices of Pen & Sword that I tend to grumble about.This is undoubtedly one of the best books I have ever read. Reviewing it is going to be a little difficult as...
  2. rebbonk

    Free French Spitfire Hero: The Diaries of and Search For Ren Mouchotte - Sarkar and Leeming

    I’ve held off from writing this review for a couple of weeks in order to gather my thoughts. This book isn’t what I initially thought it was and for a while had me slightly confused and I wanted to offer a fair review. Of course, that confusion might well be due to one too many single malts over...
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    Forgotten Heroes of the Battle of Britain - Dilip Sarkar

    I thought it very apt that I was reading this book during Armistice week, leading up to Remembrance Sunday. It was a big reminder of just what we owe our forefathers, and had me wondering just how they’d think of what they had fought for, and had so often given their lives for, had turned out...
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    Spitfire Down: Fighter Boys Who Failed to Return - Dilip S Sarkar

    As I realised the book was published by Air World, an imprint of Pen & Sword, my heart sank. I am not normally a big fan of Pen & Sword, but my fears were unfounded in this case. This book is not typical of my experience with Pen & Sword books and gives me no reason to air my usual grievances...