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A Good Clean Fight

Derek Robinson

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Fiction, Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945), Second World War fiction, Historical fiction

Dust, heat, thirst, flies - in a desert war, who needs enemies?

North Africa, 1942. Dust, heat, thirst, flies. A good clean fight, for those who like that sort of thing, and some do. From an advanced landing field, striking hard and escaping fast, our old friends from Hornet Squadron (Piece of Cake) play Russian roulette, flying their clapped-out Tomahawks on ground-strafing forays. Meanwhile, on the ground, the men of Captain Lampard's S.A.S. patrol drive hundreds of miles behind enemy lines to plant bombs on German aircraft.

This is the story of a war of no glamour and few heroes, in a setting often more lethal than the enemy.

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Derek Robinson

Derek Robinson s acclaimed First World War trilogy and Piece of Cake have established him as the world s best aviation writer and one of the top authors of war fiction.

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