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Fortress England

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The Battle of Britain is over, but the threat of invasion remains. Squadron leader Armstrong's special squadron has a new task: to co-operate with the Royal Navy in attacking German shipping in the English Channel and North Sea. But Channel Stop operations carry extreme risks.
Hardcover, Large Print, 288 pages
Published January 1st 2001 by Ulverscroft (first published September 1st 1998)
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Michael Bully
Jun 17, 2016 Michael Bully rated it liked it
Slowly got immersed in this novel. I've not researched fighter planes so not qualified to comment on certain aspects of the novel .The title isn't helpful in describing what Britain went through in 1941 . Also at times the author forgets that huge numbers of men from the Empire also served.
The novel contains whole swathes of history to the point that the plot and characters seem incidental .It's a slow starter.
But overshadowing all these misgivings is that the novel evokes the period in World Wa
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John Purvis
Jun 06, 2016 John Purvis rated it really liked it
“Fortress England” eBppk was published 2016 (originally published on paper in 1998) and was written by Robert Jackson (https://www.fantasticfiction.com/j/ro...). Mr. Jackson has written over 50 books, both Fiction and Non-Fiction, on World War II, with a focus on aircraft of the era. This is the third novel to feature RAF pilot Ken Armstrong.

I received a galley of this novel for review through https://www.netgalley.com. I categorize this novel as ‘PG’ because it contains scenes of Violence. The
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Susan Johnston
Jun 26, 2016 Susan Johnston rated it really liked it
This is a great book for the history lover who enjoys the story without being irrevocably bogged down in minutiae. It tells the story of those cold and scary days when Britain and her Commonwealth countries stood alone against the Nazis.
An island in more ways than one, she was taxed to the ultimate to keep her shipping lanes open so she could survive in both the Altantic and the Mediterranean . Thanks to the combined efforts of both Royal Navy and RAF, the new strategies and technologies that th
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L. R. Hintonl
Interesting View of 1941 Battles!

This was an interesting stories about the characters and the real battles in 1941 in defense of England! The mixture of the fictional story and actual events made for a good and believable read! It brought out something that I did not know that the "Kondor's" and surface ships accounted for the majority of shipping losses!
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