"Wellum's First Light deserves to be read for many years to come."
-The Times (of London)

High praise for England's bestselling First Light . . .

"An extraordinarily gripping and powerful story."
-The Evening Standard (London)

"A work of exceptional quality . . . a passion and immediacy which make it compelling reading."
-Max Hastings, author of Overlord: D-Day and the Battle for Normandy

"A remarkable book, amazingly fresh, honest, and modest . . . utterly gripping; it is without question one of the best books I have read in the last few years."
-Professor Richard Holmes, author of Redcoat: The British Soldier in the Age of Horse and Musket

"Startlingly vivid recollections . . . this is air war at its most intense . . . his readers get a strong sense of immediacy."
-The Spectator (London)

"Geoffrey Wellum's book is a wonderfully evocative find . . . a book for all ages and generations, a treasure."
-Daily Express (London)

  • ISBN13: 9780471426271
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • Pubilcation Year: 2003
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Pages: 00368
Publication DateApril 7, 2003
Primary CategoryBiography & Autobiography/Military

First Light: The True Story of the Boy Who Became a Man in the War-Torn Skies Above Britain

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