The Sky Suspended: A Fighter Pilot's Story

The Sky Suspended: A Fighter Pilot's Story

by Jim Bailey

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Overview

In 1939, at the age of nineteen, Jim Bailey was conscripted into the RAF to train as a fighter pilot. What happened over the next five years to Jim and the men he met, the men who fought, died and survived, is related with candour and quiet modesty in this book. It describes the youthful heroism of his companions, and he captures the atmosphere of everyday life on the ground in wartime Britain, as well as the air battles.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781408842751
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Publication date: 01/31/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 192
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

Jim Bailey flew fighters throughout World War II, from the Battle of Britain through Gibraltar and the Anzio beach-head to the landing in the south of France. During his lifetime, Jim Bailey also published a collection of poetry and works of anthropology.

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