During the dark days of the London Blitz when the city was under constant bombardment from Nazi bombers during World War II, an unlikely hero emerged, the British fighter plane known as the Spitfire. Ever since, the aircraft has gained iconic status and is still beloved all these years later. Now, in the wonderfully presented book, Spitfire: A Very British Love Story, author John Nichols explores the history of the great plane and its long lasting legacy.

About Spitfire: A Very British Love Story by John Nichols:

“Bestselling author John Nichol’s passionate portrait of this magnificent fighter aircraft, its many innovations and updates, and the people who flew and loved them, carries the reader beyond the dogfights over Kent and Sussex. Spanning the full global reach of the Spitfire’s deployment during WWII, from Malta to North Africa and the Far East, then over the D-Day beaches, it is always accessible, effortlessly entertaining and full of extraordinary spirit.”

Spitfire: A Very British Love Story by John Nichols is available from Amazon and other fine booksellers everywhere.