RAF Flight lieutenants John Peters and John Nichol were shot down over enemy territory on their first airbourne mission of the Gulf War. Their capture in the desert, half a mile from their blazing Tornado bomber, began a nightmare seven-week ordeal of torture and interrogation which brought both men close to death. In Tornado Down, John Peters and John Nichol tell the incredible story of their part in the war against Saddam Hussien's regime. It is a brave and shocking and totally honest story: a story about war and its effects on the hearts and minds of men.
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The War Against Hanoi and Washington
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This is the story of a young man from Tennessee who joins the Army Air Corps in 1942 and becomes the navigator of a B-24 Liberator Bomber, flying 50 combat missions in the European theater of World War II.
Robert Rutledge’s memoir starts in 1942, as a nervous teenager waiting in a bus station to take the Army Air Corps Aviation Cadet’s entrance examination. It ends in July 1944, when a confident veteran of 50 bombing missions over Europe sees the Statue of Liberty upon his return home.
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In the Cockpit with Bob Hoover is the second volume in a series of short biographies (20,000 words or less) regarding notable pilots whose passion for flight inspires young and old alike to take to the skies. Di Freeze interviewed Bob Hoover for this short biography, and filled in facts with his autobiography, Forever Flying, with his permission. Hoover reviewed and approved this approximately 11,000-word bio for accuracy. This is not meant to be a comprehensive history of Bob Hoover's life, but it contains the major milestones in his aviation history.
Bob Hoover became infatuated with aviation when Charles Lindbergh made his historic transatlantic flight in 1927. Years later, he would meet Lindbergh and inspire people with his own aviation feats.
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