Description - Cockpit Commander - A Navigator's Life by Bruce Gibson
Previously self-published by the author, this book charts the course of a dramatic career as a Wing Commander. Living through one of the most dynamic periods in military and Aviation development history, Bruce Gibson saw events play out from his elevated aerial position. His fascinating story will appeal to a wide audience, focussing as it does not only upon Aviation concerns. From life as a mischievous child living in the East End of London, to realising his true direction and joining the RAF Air Volunteer Reserves in 1937, and then the Royal Air Force, and beyond into Aviation ventures in a Civilian capacity. His amusing observations and anecdotes provide the most colourful insight into life during the monochromatic blackout years of World War II, and beyond. Many historical records and operational logs are available on the market to those looking for cold facts and statistical analyses of events; this account features the human tales, the anecdotes and spirit of camaraderie which characterised Gibson's experiences. ILLUSTRATIONS: 16 photos
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(234mm x 156mm x 0mm)
Pen & Sword Aviation
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Author Biography - Bruce Gibson
Bruce Gibson has enjoyed a long and varied Aviation career, in both a professional and a civilian capacity. This is his first book and marks a determination on his part to commit his memories to paper. He is ninety-nine years old.
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