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War in a stringbag

Charles Lamb

War in a stringbag

by Charles Lamb

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Published by Leo Cooper in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Lamb, Charles, 1914-1981.,
    • Great Britain. Royal Navy. Fleet Air Arm -- Biography.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, British.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, British.,
    • Air pilots, Military -- Great Britain -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      First published by Cassell & Company 1977.

      StatementCharles Lamb ; foreword by Sir Charles Evans.
      GenrePersonal narratives, British., Biography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD786 .L29 1987b
      The Physical Object
      Pagination325 p., [16] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages325
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1214599M
      ISBN 100850524415
      LC Control Number94211872
      OCLC/WorldCa22538577

      An autobiography by a World War II Fleet Air Arm Swordfish pilot. Charles Lamb fought and survived an exceptional war flying the obsolete and inelegant Fleet Air Arm biplane, the knot Fairey Swordfish, popularly known as the "Stringbag". Charles Lamb fought in the thick of action. Description of the book "War in a Stringbag": A classic autobiography by the best known Second World War Fleet Air Arm pilot. A story of real life adventure, action and heroism. Commander Charles Lamb fought an exceptional war flying the slow .

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      War in a Stringbag: Author: Charles Lamb: ISBN ISBN Cover: Hardcover: Pages: pages: Dimensions: x x Language: English: Released: Publisher: Pen & Sword: Topic: Fairey Swordfish» Propeller (Aircraft) Reviews. We don't know about any reviews for this book War in a Stringbag (#) by. Commander Charles Lamb fought an exceptional war flying the slow and obsolete Fairey Swordfish for the Fleet Air Arm. It was an antiquated machine, but it could outmanoeuvre almost any other aircraft, and in Charles Lamb's hands, the 'Stringbag' - as the torpedo bomber was affectionately known - was a deadly weapon.


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War in a Stringbag. London: Cassell, B/w Illustrations. First Edition. Hard Cover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Very Good / Very Good. Item # ISBN: x Presentation copy to noted British actor Sir Bernard Miles and his wife Josephine (actress Josephine Wilson), with a half-page inscription opposite title page.

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