Item description for FRANK 'CHOTA' CAREY: The Epic Story of G/C Carey CBE, DFC and 2 Bars, AFC, DFM, US Silver Star by Norman Franks...
Frank Carey's name is well known in aviation historians.
Fought in France in May 1940, shot down 12+ German aircraft and won DFC and BarFought in Battle of Britain. Score 18 by Mid-August 1940. Wounded.1941 as Squadron Leader, went to Burma to fight the Japanese. Shot down more aircraft. Second Bar to DFC.Instructed in India. Received AFC. Ended war as Group Captain. Received US Silver Star, Distinguished post-war careerHe was the second-highest scoring Hurricane fighter pilot, the only aircraft he flew in combat.
Of the top 12 British Aces of WWII, his is the only story not to have produced as a book.
Norman Franks was given full access to private papers, log books and archives. A riveting study by a renowned historian.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.13" Width: 6.3" Height: 1.02" Weight: 1.06 lbs.
Publisher Grub Street
ISBN 1904943381 ISBN13 9781904943389
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More About Norman Franks
Norman Franks lives in East Sussex and is a recognised authority on both World War 1 and World War 2 aviation history. With around 80 published works on his subject, he has written many titles for Osprey.