Cockpit Commander - A Navigator's Life: The Autobiography of Wing Commander Bruce Gibson (BOK)

Bruce Gibson

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Previously self-published by the author, this book charts the course of a dramatic career as a Wing Commander. Living through one of the most dynamic periods in military and Aviation development history, Bruce Gibson saw events play out from his elevated aerial position. His fascinating story will appeal to a wide audience, focussing as it does not only upon Aviation concerns. From life as a mischievous child living in the East End of London, to realising his true direction and joining the RAF Air Volunteer Reserves in 1937, and then the Royal Air Force, and beyond into Aviation ventures in a Civilian capacity. His amusing observations and anecdotes provide the most colourful insight into life during the monochromatic blackout years of World War II, and beyond. Many historical records and operational logs are available on the market to those looking for cold facts and statistical analyses of events; this account features the human tales, the anecdotes and spirit of camaraderie which characterised Gibson's experiences.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2013 Forfatter Bruce Gibson
Forlag
PEN & SWORD BOOKS
ISBN 9781781590898
Antall sider 256 Dimensjoner 15,6cm x 23,4cm x 4,6cm
Vekt 953 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Autobiography: historical, political & military, Air forces & warfare