An illustrated copy of The Defence of Britains Skies by BAFTA award-winning documentary maker and historical writer Stewart Binns. This book tells the stories of seven iconic aircraft – including the Hawker Hurricane Mk1, Sopwith F.1 and the Supermarine Spitfire Mk1 – and their role in defending our skies over the last hundred years.
Stewart Binns is an Author, award-winning Documentary Producer and Consultant. His writing credits include non-fiction titles The Greatest: Who is Britain’s Top Sports Star? published by Boxtree in 1996, The Second World War in Colour, published by Pavilion in 1999, Britain at War in Colour published by Carlton in 2000, America at War in Colour published by Carlton in 2001 and British Empire in Colour published by Carlton in 2002.
His first novel, Conquest – the first in the ‘Making of England’ series – was published by Penguin in 2011 to critical acclaim and became the best-selling debut historical fiction book of that year.