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Old 20th April 2017, 20:32
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Alfred Price

Just been told he passed 29 Jan 17. A great inspiration & mentor to me
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Old 21st April 2017, 00:49
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Very sad. I have many of Alfred's books and he will be missed.
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Old 21st April 2017, 05:06
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Damn,another of my favorite authors gone.I still have most of his books.
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Old 22nd April 2017, 04:58
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RIP. I also have countless books by him.
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Old 22nd April 2017, 11:43
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Re: Alfred Price

Dear all,

Sad news indeed, may he rest in piece and stay a source of inspiration for the next generation of air war historians. Wasn't he knighted for his work Chris?

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Old 22nd April 2017, 17:22
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His Spitfire Story is still the other cornerstone of all Spitfire book collections.
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Old 22nd April 2017, 22:15
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Re: Alfred Price

Dr. Price was an excellent historian and good man, by all accounts. May he Rest in Peace.
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Old 23rd April 2017, 01:20
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Re: Alfred Price

He was never knighted but got an honorary Dr if I am not much mistaken
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Re: Alfred Price

I never knew him but eagerly read his work and Battle Over The Reich was the first book I bought once I'd started work and could afford the £4. His writing style was also an inspiration for being at once highly readable and informative. Battle of Britain: The Hardest Day is a shining example for the way he sets the scene and then takes you to the heart of action.
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Old 24th April 2017, 03:03
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A great writer and historian. So sad.
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