75 years ago Geoffrey Wellum was an eighteen-year-old pilot, about
to take part in one of the most important battles of World War Two
- the Battle of Britain. He and his other Spitfire pilots helped
halt the progress of the Germans and took part in the first aerial
battle to have strategic significant in the war. The fighting was
intense and the teenage pilots knew that just one second's lapse in
concentration might mean death. Two years after the battle Wellum
was invalided out of the army, suffering from what we now know as
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. In his new book, written with Simon
Pearson, author of the Sunday Times top 10 bestseller The Great
Escaper, Wellum looks back his part in the battle, its impact on
World War Two and how it affected his whole life. Both vivid
testimony and trenchant analysis, Twilight of the Few is an
eloquent reminder of June and July 1940 when 526 men - most like
Wellum barely out of their teens - died in the skies over southern
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