The story of the brave pilots of 152 Squadron based at RAF Warmwell during the Second World War has been told in Danny Burt’s new book, A Battle of Britain Spitfire Squadron.

The book tells the story of the squadron’s exploits during 1940, when it help defend southern England against attacks from the Luftwaffe. Throughout the Battle of Britain, the men and machines of 152 Squadron, call sign Maida, defended the Warmwell sector, which included the vital Royal Navy base at Portland, as part of 10 Group.

This is the story of one squadron’s part in the struggle to defend these shores during the dark days when Britain stood alone against Nazi Germany.

A Battle of Britain Spitfire Squadron is available from Waterstone’s and WH Smith’s in Dorchester, priced £25 (hardback).

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