First Light By Geoffrey Wellum

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Two months before the outbreak of the Second World War, seventeen-year-old Geoffrey Wellum became a fighter pilot with the RAF . . . Desperate to get in the air, he made it through basic training to become the youngest Spitfire pilot in the prestigious 92 Squadron

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Thrust into combat almost immediately, Wellum found himself flying several sorties a day, caught up in terrifying dogfights with German Me 109s. Over the coming months he and his fellow pilots played a crucial role in the Battle of Britain. But of the friends that take to the air alongside Wellum many never returned. Softcover. Published by Penguin Books 2003. Weight 279g

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Weight 0.279 kg