Keywords: aircraft

The War in the Air

The War in the Air


Herbert George Wells

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THE WAR IN THE AIR By H. G. Wells CHAPTER I. OF PROGRESS AND THE SMALLWAYS FAMILY 1 This here Progress, said Mr. Tom Smallways, it keeps on. Youd hardly think it could keep on, said Mr. Tom Smallways. It was along before the War in the Air began that Mr. Smallways made this remark. He was sitting on the fence at the end of his garden and surveying the great Bun Hill gas-works with an eye that neither praised nor blamed. Above the clustering gasometers three unfamiliar shapes appeared, thin, ...

Keywords: Aeronautics Aircraft Fiction Military
Crazy for the Storm

Crazy for the Storm


Norman Ollestad

ISBN: 9780061886430
Year of publication: 2009

Norman Ollestad CRAZY FOR THE STORM A Memoir of Survival My father craved the weightless glide. He chased hurricanes and blizzards to touch the bliss of riding mighty waves and deep powder snow. An insatiable spirit, he was crazy for the storm. And it saved my life. This book is for my father and for my son. On my dads back, Topanga Beach, 1968 I am harnessed in a canvas papoose strapped to my dads back. Its my first birthday. I peer over his shoulder as we glide the sea. Sun glare and blue ...

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