Winged Victory

Author(s): V.M. Yeates


There is no bitter snarl nor self-pity in this classic novel about the air war of 1914-1918, based very largely on the author's experiences. Combat, loneliness, fatigue, fear, comradeship, women, excitement--all are built into a vigorous and authentic structure by one of the most valiant pilots of the then Royal Flying Corps.


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"'Beautifully written with a poet's eye as well as a pilot's eye.' Southern Evening Echo; 'The only book about flying that isn't flannel.' Anonymous Fighter Pilot, 1941; 'Not only one of the best war books...but as a transcription of reality, faithful and sustained in its author's purpose of re-creating the past life he knew, it is unique.' Henry Williamson, author of Tarka the Otter, written in 1935"

General Fields

  • : 9781904010654
  • : Grub Street
  • : Grub Street
  • : April 2004
  • : 220mm X 140mm X 32mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : June 2011
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 456
  • : V.M. Yeates
  • : Paperback
  • : 940.44941