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Author:
David Beaty
ISBN13:
978-0436039157
ISBN:
043603915X
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Publisher:
Secker & Warburg; 1st Edition edition (1979)
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Arthur David Beaty was a former RAF pilot, novelist and non-fiction writer whose books .

Arthur David Beaty was a former RAF pilot, novelist and non-fiction writer whose books about flying earned him a worldwide reputation. He became an RAF pilot during WWII, where he excelled, but gave up a life in the Air Force to write full-time. In the late 1960s Beaty turned his hand to writing non-fiction: his book about safety and aviation The Human Factor in Aircraft Accidents, caused wide controversy on its publication in 1969, but was later accepted and remains very influential.

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A battle of nerves between British squadron-leader a German sea-captain. Squadron-leader Guy Strickland knows he has spotted it, but Intelligence refuses to believe him. He leads his exhausted squadron into the air again to take the vital photographic evidence – but only his plane returns. A maverick and brilliant flyer, Strickland becomes obsessed with the Groningen and so begins a grim and bitter struggle to the death between the plane and the ship.

Leader Guy Strickland and the crew of his Liberator squadron patrol the icy waters off the coast of Norway during World War II, pitting themselves against the elusive German sea raider Groningen. ISBN13:9780688036157. Release Date:April 1980.

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The Little White Bird is a British novel by J. M. Barrie, ranging in tone from fantasy and whimsy to social comedy with dark, aggressive undertones.

The Little White Bird is a British novel by J. It was published in November 1902, by Hodder & Stoughton in the UK and Scribner's in the US, although the latter had released it serially in the monthly Scribner's Magazine from August to November

The little white bird So little does the sex know of beauty

The little white bird. Or adventures in kensington gardens. The little white bird contents. And if David asks why I decline, I explain that it is because I have no desire to meet the woman. Come this time, father, he urged lately, for it is her birthday, and she is twenty-six, which is so great an age to David, that I think he fears she cannot last much longer. So little does the sex know of beauty. Surely a spirited old lady may be the prettiest sight in the world. For my part, I confess that it is they, and not the young ones, who have ever been my undoing.

  • David Beatty was there and did that! A great novel of events as he may have seen them. Super good flying book about anti sum ops with the RAF. A TEN!

  • A wartime coastal command station in North East Scotland during WW2 is the setting for this absorbing novel of the day to day workings of the unit.

    It consists of 7 Liberator aircraft crews under the command of the charismatic Guy Strickland, and his thoughts and doings are writ large in this book, especially his relations to his superiors, fellow officers and also his new raw recruit Peter Irvine, who he sees as needing to be toughened up.

    Another shadow writ large is the destroyer Groningen, which Guy wants eliminated due to its baleful influence on merchant shipping in the area.

    The love lives of the station crew are also much mentioned, and one can only admire the brave men who fought in the war as aircrew such as these were seemingly cannon fodder, here today and often gone the next.

    No one does flying scenes better than Beaty and his assured touch is displayed throughout the story.

    The climax of this engrossing story is the attack on the Groningen by the Liberators as it leaves its safe harbour in Norway.