Tales told by Allied aircrew who became prisoners of war; hair-raising stories of survival, escape, tragedy. This is history preserved for posterity.
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Air Marshal Sir James Anthony (Jim) Rowland, AC, KBE, DFC, AFC (1 November 1922 – 27 May 1999) was a senior commander in the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF), serving as Chief of the Air Staff (CAS) from 1975 to 1979. He later held office as Governor of New South Wales from 1981 to 1989, and was Chancellor of the University of Sydney from 1990 to 1991. Born in rural New South Wales, Rowland cut short his aeronautical engineering studies at the University of Sydney to join the RAAF in 1942
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Air Vice-Marshal Arthur Francis Hutton, CBE, DFC. Acting Air Vice-Marshal Leonard Thomas Pankhurst, CB. The Honourable Sir Robert Clarkson Tredgold, CMG, Chief Justice of Southern Rhodesia; and Acting Governor of the Colony on several occasions. Edward Betham Beetham, CMG, CVO, OBE, Governor and Commander-in-Chief, Windward Islands. Wing Commander Geoffrey William Monk, DFC, Divisional Air Traffic Control Officer, Scottish Divisional Headquarters, Ministry of Transport and Civil Aviation. Geoffrey Miles Morant, Principal Scientific Officer, Royal Air Force Institute of Aviation Medicine, Farnborough.
La villa est magnifique, l'été brûlant, la Méditerranée toute proche. Published when she was only nineteen, Françoise Sagan's astonishing first novel Bonjour Tristesse became an instant bestseller. It tells the story of Cécile, who leads a carefree life with her widowed father and his young mistresses until, one hot summer on the Riviera, he decides to remarry - with devastating consequences. These two acerbically witty and delightfully amoral tales about the nature of love are shimmering masterpieces of cool-headed, brilliant observation. History & Fiction.
Sagan was also the co-writer of the hugely popular show ‘Cosmos: A Personal Voyage’ that went on to win several awards
Sagan was also the co-writer of the hugely popular show ‘Cosmos: A Personal Voyage’ that went on to win several awards. As one would ex-pect, Sagan has also left behind a rich haul of quotes that would appeal to curious minds of all ages, irrespective of their aptitude for the sciences and here are some of the choices ones. Listed In: Scientists. Science is not only compatible with spirituality; it is a profound source of spirituality. One glance at a book and you hear the voice of another person, perhaps someone dead for 1,000 years. To read is to voyage through time. If you wish to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first invent the universe.
Field Marshal Wood ranks as one of the most eminent soldiers of the Victorian era of the British Empire. He served with distinction in the mud and misery of the Crimean War, the Indian Mutiny, Wolseley’s Ishanti War, the Zulu War and in Egypt and the Sudan
Field Marshal Wood ranks as one of the most eminent soldiers of the Victorian era of the British Empire. He served with distinction in the mud and misery of the Crimean War, the Indian Mutiny, Wolseley’s Ishanti War, the Zulu War and in Egypt and the Sudan. His actions on attacking a gang of robbers intent on murdering a local merchant earned him the Victoria Cross - his second recommendation for the . His enduring affection for the cavalry in which he served early in his illustrious career led to him penning two historical works regarding the arme blanche.