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Saint Praftu.

Author: Murray Anderson
Publisher: Guildford : Grosvenor House Pub., 2011.
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Part 1 of 'Saint Praftu' describes the author's early childhood in India, his wartime service in the RAF, and twenty years of civil flying in Burma, India and Nepal. At one period during the War, he belonged to the select group of pilots who undertook the hazardous operation of flying Lysanders to France at night during the moon periods, to land and pick up Resistance agents. Part 2 includes graphic descriptions of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Anderson, Murray.
Saint Praftu.
Guildford : Grosvenor House Publishing, ©2011
Named Person: Murray Anderson
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Murray Anderson
ISBN: 9781908447272 1908447273
OCLC Number: 781613799
Description: 1 online resource (479 pages)
Contents: Cover; Title; Introduction; Acknowledgements; Dedication; Contents; PART 1; Chapter 1 Sepoy Sahib; Chapter 2 Mark One Infantry Tank; Chapter 3 Miss Dawes; Chapter 4 Saint Praftu; Chapter 5 Initiation; Chapter 6 Benson; Chapter 7 Return to Benson; Chapter 8 A Sortie to Hamburg; Chapter 9 Tangmere Cottage; Chapter 10 Success and the Sack; Chapter 11 Mustang; Chapter 12 Emanuel; Plates; Part 2; Chapter 13 Assam Airlift; Chapter 14 The Supply Drop; Chapter 15 The 1952 & 1953 Hajs; Chapter 16 Kurrumbling Khormaskar; Chapter 17 The 1954 Haj; Chapter 18 The 1955 Haj; Chapter 19 Karakuls. Chapter 20 Mrs BerrillChapter 21 Unipbog; Chapter 22 Kathmandu; Chapter 23 Rambles with Bahadur; Chapter 24 Tantric Tigers; Chapter 25 A Visit to Pashupatinath; Chapter 26 At the Royal; Chapter 27 Durga Puja; Epilogue; Glossary; Footnotes; Copyright.

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Part 1 of 'Saint Praftu' describes the author's early childhood in India, his wartime service in the RAF, and twenty years of civil flying in Burma, India and Nepal. At one period during the War, he belonged to the select group of pilots who undertook the hazardous operation of flying Lysanders to France at night during the moon periods, to land and pick up Resistance agents. Part 2 includes graphic descriptions of dramatic events whilst ferrying pilgrims on their annual visits to Mecca, extraordinary feats of survival in appalling flying conditions, and hilarious adventures in Kathmandu wi.

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