As a young boy growing up in the Great Depression, the author discovers learning is important, college is possible, but his dream of flying is impossible. Suddenly, Pearl Harbor explodes! The world at war, a desire to serve, a chance to fly-he enlists in the navy's flight training program, arguably the finest ever devised. Come fly with him in open-cockpit biplanes, low-wing trainers, dive bombers and fighters as he wins the coveted 'wings of gold', an officer's stripes and qualifies as a carrier-based fighter pilot-- ...

Flying High 2005, Xlibris Corporation

ISBN-13: 9781413496123

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Flying High 2005, Xlibris Corporation

ISBN-13: 9781413496130

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