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The Times Aviators A History in Photographs by Michael J. H. Taylor

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Published by Times Books .
Written in English


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Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7262790M
ISBN 100007161247
ISBN 109780007161249

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  Written by gifted storyteller Winston Groom (author of Forrest Gump), The Aviators tells the saga of three extraordinary aviators—Charles Lindbergh, Eddie Rickenbacker, and Jimmy Doolittle—and how they redefine heroism through their genius, daring, and uncommon courage. This is the fascinating story of three extraordinary heroes who defined aviation during /5(16).   Written by gifted storyteller Winston Groom (author of Forrest Gump), The Aviators tells the saga of three extraordinary aviators--Charles Lindbergh, Eddie Rickenbacker, and Jimmy Doolittle--and how they redefine heroism through their genius, daring, and uncommon courage. This is the fascinating story of three extraordinary heroes who defined aviation during the great /5. TIMES AVIATORS. by Michael J. H. Taylor (Author) out of 5 stars 1 customer review. See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ $ Hardcover $ 16 Used from $ 6 4/5(1).   The principal downside to the book is that at first it’s hard to get into. Much of the first third is a description of the training of naval aviators, particularly torpedo pilots and their.

  In the spirit of Loving Frank and The Paris Wife, acclaimed novelist Melanie Benjamin pulls back the curtain on the marriage of one of America’s most extraordinary couples: Charles Lindbergh and Anne Morrow Lindbergh. “The history [is] exhilarating The Aviator’s Wife soars.”—USA Today NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER For much of her life, Anne /5(). About The Aviators. Written by gifted storyteller Winston Groom (author of Forrest Gump), The Aviators tells the saga of three extraordinary aviators–Charles Lindbergh, Eddie Rickenbacker, and Jimmy Doolittle–and how they redefine heroism through their genius, daring, and uncommon courage. This is the fascinating story of three extraordinary heroes who defined aviation during . Size " x " Hard cover - pages - original photos and period documents. 20 pages of reconstructions and flight gear. 19 plane profiles in color. 5 Comments 18 Shares. January 24 at AM 6 Comments 7 ers: K.   Joint biography of three legendary pilots. Groom (Shiloh, , , etc.) takes his subjects from their earliest days through World War II, when they all found a way to aid the struggle against the Axis three of Groom’s subjects earned their renown by doing something extraordinary. Eddie Rickenbacker (–) rose from auto mechanic to .

  The fliers garnered such a plethora of nicknames that at times the book reads like an encyclopedia of degradation: “petticoat pilots,” “ladybirds,” “flying flappers,” “powder puffs Author: Nathalia Holt. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Includes index. Description: pages: illustrations (some color), portraits ; 29 cm: Other Titles. To mark the centenary of the first powered flight by the Wright Brothers in December , "'The Times' Aviators" presents a photographic history of flight and flyers, from the pioneering days to the Read more. The Aviators – Book Review By Chris Heatherly. The Aviators: Eddie Rickenbacker, Jimmy Doolittle, Charles Lindbergh and the Epic Age of Flight, by Winston Groom. Book review. National Geographic Books. Softcover, pages. $ Charles Lindbergh. Eddie Rickenbacker. Jimmy Doolittle.