Heroes of the Skies

Heroes of the Skies It is somewhere close to midnight on the clock when the men who fought the Second World War will still be with us I have met just a few of them sometimes goading them to reveal their experiences at

  • Title: Heroes of the Skies
  • Author: Michael Veitch
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 444
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • It is somewhere close to midnight on the clock when the men who fought the Second World War will still be with us I have met just a few of them, sometimes goading them to reveal their experiences, at other times being simply a conduit to the river of their memories, sensing, on occasion, a kind of urgency to get it out there, just so these adventures and tragedies not b It is somewhere close to midnight on the clock when the men who fought the Second World War will still be with us I have met just a few of them, sometimes goading them to reveal their experiences, at other times being simply a conduit to the river of their memories, sensing, on occasion, a kind of urgency to get it out there, just so these adventures and tragedies not be lost to future enquiring minds Michael Veitch has always been a keen historian and aeroplane fanatic From a young age he was obsessed with airforce pilots and their machines And with his gift for chat, he has once again captured the memories of these brave, lucky men who survived the unsurvivable The risks of not returning from flying missions in WWII were extremely high so the stories are uniquely heroic, almost unbelievable But these were ordinary men in extraordinary situations and, in this third collection from Michael Veitch, they record their stories for future generations.

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    1. This was a great collection of short but informative interview and reflection from WW2 Airforce personal covering all theatres of the war to different type of roles, aircraft and stages. I found this to be a really interesting set of reflection of from the men who in the prime of there lives saw and did things that I can't full comprehend. I loved the way in which these reflections was treated with great respect, the emotions came out through the voices of the veterans through out this book. Gre [...]

    2. Very engaging and interesting read. Michael Veitch has interviewed many WWII pilots, navigators etc and put together their memories of life and flying during the war. As each pilot has a separate section of the book it is like reading a series of short stories.

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