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15th May 2013

Exonian Richard Gilman publishes memoirs

Richard Gilman (1947, Geography) – a spitfire pilot during the Second World War – has published his memoirs, Angels Ten!

On 24 November 24 1941 Richard Gilman crashed his disabled Spitfire V-B at high speed into a mud bank near Shoreham Emergency Airport in Sussex. He was only 19 years old. The accident led to several operations, over a year of hospitalization and many more of recovery.

Angels Ten! takes the reader on an insightful journey through a collection of personal memoirs.

You can read more about the book on the publisher’s website.

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