War Story, Paperback


Fresh from school in June 1916, Lieutenant Oliver Paxton's first solo flight is to lead a formation of biplanes across the Channel to join Hornet Squadron in France.

Five days later, he crash-lands at his destination, having lost his map, his ballast and every single plane in his charge.

To his C.O. he's an idiot, to everyone else - especially the tormenting Australian who shares his billet - a pompous bastard.

This is 1916, the year of the Somme, giving Paxton precious little time to grow from innocent to veteran.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 336 pages
  • Publisher: Quercus Publishing
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: First World War fiction
  • ISBN: 9780857052261



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