A Chronicle of Five LivesBook - 1991
In World War II Laddie Lucas became famous as a legendary fighter ace, and at the age of just twenty-six led the top-scoring 249 Squadron during the Battle of Malta. Later he commanded a Spitfire wing and led a Mosquito squadron operating in support of the Allied armies advancing through Europe. Before that he had achieved international honors on the golf circuit and had carved out a successful career as a Fleet Street journalist. Following the end of the war he served as a Conservative MP for nine years and later wrote numerous bestselling books based on his exemplary war service.
Publisher: Wingham, Kent, Eng. : Wingham Press, 1991, c1978.
Edition: Revised edition
Characteristics: 270 pages,  pages of plates :,illustrations, portraits ;,24 cm.
Alternative Title: 5 up : a chronicle of five lives