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Life as a fighter pilot

by Brian Williams

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Published by Heinemann Library in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations.,
  • Fighter pilots -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Aeronautics, Military -- History -- 20th century.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementBrian Williams.
    SeriesWorld at war-- World War II
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD785 .W47 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3400486M
    ISBN 101403461953
    LC Control Number2005014766

      Several fighter pilots-to-be have asked what a “typical day” is like for a fighter pilot. Like many professions, coming up with a “standard” day is difficult. Every squadron on every base in every command is slightly different. Each has its own nuances, and all . James Leininger's parents want their 8-year-old son to have a great life -- his own life. But for the past 5 1/2 years, the Louisiana boy has been reliving pieces of the life of another James -- Lt. James McCready Huston, a World War II fighter pilot from Uniontown who was killed near Iwo Jima more than 50 years before James was born.

      STRIKING pictures of the fighter planes and bombs used during World War Two have been given a new lease of life after being expertly colourised. Author: Guy Birchall.   His exploits as a fighter pilot in World War II and Korea are legendary; his rise from humble beginnings to success in military and business careers is inspiring. This is the full story of Gabby Gabreski, told in his own words. Gabreski's life is a classic American success story/5(11).

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