Harvest Of Messerschmitts. The Chronicle Of A Village At War – 1940..
Bound in original blue cloth, gilt, in coloured pictorial dust wrapper. Pictorial endpapers. ink initials on front endpaper; otherwise fine condition.
Based on the diary of mary smith of elham.
First Edition. 4to. 7.75 x 9.75 inches. 183 pp. + . Half title.
Illustrated throughout with maps and black and white photographs.
Dennis Knight edits the diary entries of Mary Smith, the daughter of the village postmaster into a detailed account of south-east Kent during the Battle of Britain, centring on Hawkinge airfield and the Elham Valley. Now out of print.
[Stock No. 24496]