Format: Print Length
Publisher: Seaforth Publishing (June 18, 2009)
Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub
Size: 7.4 MB
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'This is a publication all people should still learn. it's the autobiography of an ace, and no universal ace both. The boy had all of the noble tastes and features, love of attractiveness, hovering mind's eye, a super endowment of excellent seems to be . . . this prince of pilots . . . had a charmed lifestyles in each experience of the be aware' - George Bernard ShawSent to France with the Royal Flying Corps at simply seventeen, and later a member of the well-known fifty six Squadron, Cecil Lewis was once an illustrious and passionate fighter pilot of the 1st international conflict, defined through Bernard Shaw in 1935 as 'a philosopher, a grasp of phrases, and a little bit a poet'. during this shiny and lively account the writer evocatively units his love of the skies and flying opposed to his sour event of the horrors of battle, as we stick to his development from France and the battlefields of the Somme, to his pioneering defence of London opposed to lethal night raids.