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The burning blue
Published in time for the 60th anniversary of the Battle of Britain, this new history broadens and deepens our understanding of an event that became an instant legend. For the first time,The Burning Bluebrings together the facts, the legends, the memories and the judgement of historians in a panoramic reassessment of one of the most famous battles of all time. An international cast of authorities review the Battle from the British and the German sides and explore the way it is remembered today by the airmen who took part in it. The book also traces the legacy of the Battle in British culture since 1940; and pinpoints its significance in the overall history of the Second World War. Contributors include Richard Overy, Brian Bond and Angus Calder.