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Ginger Lacey - fighter pilot

Richard Townshend Bickers

Ginger Lacey - fighter pilot

the fast moving story of one pilot"s war

by Richard Townshend Bickers

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Published by Blandford in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lacey, Ginger.,
  • Great Britain. -- Royal Air Force -- Biography.,
  • Fighter pilots -- Great Britain -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementRichard Townshend Bickers.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD786 .B53 1988
    The Physical Object
    Pagination220 p. ;
    Number of Pages220
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20871613M
    ISBN 100713720395, 0713720573

      Ginger Lacey by Richard Townshend Bickers, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(). James 'Ginger' Lacey James Harry Lacey was born on February 1st at Wetherby, Yorkshire, and left King James’ Grammar School, Knaresborough in After four years as an apprentice pharmacist he joined the RAFVR (Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve) in January as a trainee pilot at Perth, Scotland.

    This is a nice dated clean copy of this account of James Lacey’s flying career. James Harry Lacey, DFM & Bar (1 February – 30 May ) was one of the top scoring Royal Air Force fighter pilots of the Second World War and was the second highest scoring RAF fighter pilot of the Battle of Britain, behind Pilot Officer Eric Lock of No. 41 Squadron RAF. One of `The 30 Best Travel and Adventure Books of All Time', as selected by Gear Patrol, Winner US Travel and Adventure website. Fighter Pilot was written from the immediate and unfettered personal journal that year-old Flying Officer Paul Richey began on the day he and No. 1 Squadron landed their Hawker Hurricanes on a grass airfield in Price Range: $ - $

    Stockist of used military aviation books for sale, Ginger Lacey Fighter Pilot by Richard Townsend Bickers £   Ginger Lacey: Fighter Pilot Squadron Leader James Harry “Ginger” Lacey (–) was one of the top Royal Air Force pilots of World War II, shooting down twenty-eight enemy aircraft (plus another five classed as probables and nine damaged), a Brand: Uniform Press.


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