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Air Commodore Alan Deere

Postby No.54 Joker (KL-J) » Thu Feb 12, 2015 2:32 pm

Alan Christopher Deere is possibly New Zealand’s most famous fighter pilot of the Second World War. He was also one of the luckiest, surviving several near-death experiences to become one of the outstanding pilots of the Battle of Britain.

http://www.nzhistory.net.nz/people/alan-deere

http://www.rafhornchurch.thehumanjourne ... /deere.htm

Deere, Alan C. (2004). Nine Lives Fighter Pilots. [Paperback] Crecy Publishing; New edition.
ISBN 0-907579-82-5 or ISBN 978-0-907579-82-3

Deere, Brendon (2010). Spitfire - Return to Flight (hardback). Palmerston North: ITL Aviation Limited. pp. 304 pages.
ISBN 978-0-473-16711-0.

Smith, Richard C. (2003). Al Deere: Wartime Fighter Pilot, Peacetime Commander, the Authorised Biography. [Hardcover] London, Grub Street.
ISBN 1-904010-48-2 or ISBN 978-1-904010-48-7
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Re: Air Commodore Alan Deere

Postby Admin (Philstyle) » Thu Feb 12, 2015 2:34 pm

I have a copy of "nine lives" it is a good read.

@Joker, if I ever get down to Austria for a visit, I'll drop the book to you!
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Re: Air Commodore Alan Deere

Postby No.54 Joker (KL-J) » Thu Feb 12, 2015 3:24 pm

Thanks for the offer .... I just added it to me annual book list ... ;)
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