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First Light

The Centenary Collection

by Geoffrey Wellum Author · Andrew Brooke Narrator

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Penguin presents the audiobook edition of First Light by Geoffrey Wellum, read by Andrew Brooke. Two months before the outbreak of the Second World War, eighteen-year-old Geoffrey Wellum becomes a fighter pilot with the RAF... Desperate to get in the air, he makes it through basic training to become the youngest Spitfire pilot in the prestigious 92 Squadron. Thrust into combat almost immediately, Wellum finds himself flying several sorties a day, caught up in terrifying dogfights with German Me 109s. Over the coming months he and his fellow pilots play a crucial role in the Battle of Britain. But of the friends that take to the air alongside Wellum many never return.

Publication Details

Publisher:
Penguin Books Ltd
Imprint:
Penguin
Edition:
Unabridged
Publication Date:
2018
Series:
The Centenary Collection

Format

  • OverDrive MP3 Audiobook 315.6 MB
  • OverDrive Listen 315.6 MB

Geoffrey Wellum (Author)

Geoffrey Wellum was born in Walthamstow, and educated at Forest School, Snaresbrook. Aged seventeen, he joined the RAF on a short-service commission in August 1939 and served with 92 Squadron throughout the Battle of Britain. In March 1942 he went...

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