Shot Down and on the Run Book Review
|Date of Review||October 2017||Title||Shot Down and on the Run|
|Author||Air Commodore Graham Pitchfork||Publisher||Osprey Publishing|
|Format||258 pages, softbound||MSRP (USD)||$15.00|
In Osprey's Shot Down and on the Run, author Graham Pitchfork recounts downed airmen's harrowing tales of physical and mental adversity – as well as extraordinary journeys to safety via aid from locals risking everything to help.
Following a concise forward, preface and abbreviations section, Pitchfork weaves a compelling narrative of heroism and sacrifice through first-hand interviews and official documents.
Over 30 historical photographs supplement the Pitchfork's text. An appendix, bibliography, author's acknowledgments and index augment the account.
And read Pitchfork'scompanion title from Osprey: Shot Down and in the Drink.
My sincere thanks to Osprey Publishing for this review sample!