The wreck hunter: Battle of Britain & the blitz

The Wreck Hunter

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]As long ago as 1961 a young Terry Parsons, then still in his twenties, began his long search for lost aircraft and memories of the Battle of Britain and the Blitz including; the dig at Winchelsea, near Rye in East Sussex, at the crash site of a photo-reconnaissance Spitfire, X4784, which went down on 24 April 1942.

The book also includes cuttings from the Hampshire Telegraph from April 1971, reporting on Terry and the team’s excavation of the Bracklesham Bay Heinkel He 111, which had been force landed on 26 August 1940.

In this exclusive biography, created from Terry’s original notes and photographs stretching back almost seventy years, we learn not only about the historical  significance of his own story as a wreck-hunter but the importance of remembering the lives of the men who fought in the skies above Britain in those desperate days of the Second World War.

About the Author

Melody Foreman is a qualified journalist and graduate with experience in newspapers and television documentaries. She has also written two books about the history of Kent. Melody is a contributor to Britain at War magazine and a former editor of the Kent Battle of Britain Museum magazine.

The wreck hunter: Battle of Britain and the blitz is available to buy for £25.00. Contact Pen and Sword Books 01226 734267 or visit for more information.

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