DIMSIE

By Wing Commander Donald Stones DFC

Signed by Donald 'Dimsie' Stones

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    Inscribed, signed and dated by Donald Stones on the front end paper

    ‘With my best wishes and in token of my admiration of the gallant Belgian pilots
    who joined us in the war against our enemies and the brave Belgian people who
    suffered so much and helped so many Allied aircrew to escape capture.’
    Donald Stones 18.8.93

    Wingham Press 1991.  392 pages and well illustrated with photographs

    Fine condition hardback book and dustjacket. Clean, bright and tight. A lovely copy

    A fighter pilot in the Battle of France, the Battle of Britain, the Defence of Malta and in Burma,  Donald ‘Dimsie’ Stones was heavily involved in all of them and went on to enjoy some interesting post war adventures as a test pilot, in the Colonial Service and as an aircraft salesman in Africa. 

    The spirit and verve he displayed during the Battle of Britain served him well during his life and this book tells his fascinating story with style.

    Included with the book is a handwritten letter from Donald Stones which answers two questions: ‘Did the Battle of Britain change my life?’ and ‘Which is the photograph you treasure most?’