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SLACK (Tom) Happy is the Day: A Spitfire Pilot's Story. 1st Ed., 121pp., portrait frontis. & approx. 20 other illus. VG in dw. Cornwall: United Writers. 1987  #57923
[HLMainPic] Pilot training at Singapore in 1940, service in Iraq (siege of Habbaniya &c., shot down) then with 41 Squadron flying sweeps over Europe inc. supporting Normandy landings, &c. Shot down several more times, he evaded capture & escaped on one occasion, but then ended up in PoW camp in Germany until released (& re-imprisoned) by the Russians near Berlin. Illustrations include drawings made by the author whilst a PoW. VG & inscrined: "best wishes Tom Slack Mousehole 1987." See illustration on our website.   £20

     


 

 



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