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On and off the flight deck : reflections of a naval fighter pilot in World War II

Author: Henry Adlam
Publisher: Oxford : ISIS, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Large print book : Fiction : English : Large print edView all editions and formats
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"We had seen enough now to know that we would be lucky, either one of us, to see the end of the war and the future was always a taboo subject with any of us."Hank Adlam began his naval flying career in January 1941 when he entered the flying course at Gosport naval barracks. Subsequently, on completion of flying training at Netheravon, he was selected as a fighter pilot and moved to the fighter school at Yeovilton.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Personal narratives, British
Named Person: Henry Adlam
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Henry Adlam
ISBN: 9780753194959 0753194953 9780753194942 0753194945
OCLC Number: 861866654
Notes: Originally published Barnsley Pen & Sword Aviation, 2007.
Includes index.
Description: 376 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Henry 'Hank' Adlam.

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"We had seen enough now to know that we would be lucky, either one of us, to see the end of the war and the future was always a taboo subject with any of us."Hank Adlam began his naval flying career in January 1941 when he entered the flying course at Gosport naval barracks. Subsequently, on completion of flying training at Netheravon, he was selected as a fighter pilot and moved to the fighter school at Yeovilton. He took part in operations against the enemy from two Escort Carriers and one Fleet Carrier in the Atlantic, Arctic, Mediterranean and Far Eastern theatres of war. He went on to fly in operations against the Japanese in 1945, helping with the American battle for Okinawa.

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