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A Poet's Pilgrimage By WH Davies
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W H Davies, born in Newport in 1871, is famous for his poem Leisure, which opens - "What is this life if, full of care We have no time to stand and stare. No time to stand beneath the boughs And... More > stare as long as sheep or cows." In A Poet’s Pilgrimage, published in 1918, he tries to take time to stand and stare on his walking tour from Carmarthen to London. He describes his route and the people he meets on the road and at the roadside taverns - hawkers, tramps, beggars, rag-and-bone men, boxers, sailors. Years earlier Davies fell and crushed his foot while attempting to jump a freight train in Ontario, his lower leg had to be amputated and since then he wore a wooden leg. Between 1893 and 1899 Davies spent years drifting, begging and taking on seasonal work in America - this time is chronicled in his The Autobiography of a Super-Tramp.< Less
Nickel Cross By Preller Geldenhuys
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The life and time of a Rhodesian Air Force combat pilot who followed his father's footsteps into aviation and fought in the Rhodesian / Zimbabwe war 1965-1980.Heritage is traced from his... More > grandfather's participation in the Anglo-Boer War 1899-1902, his father's involvement in East-Africa during the Second World War 1939-1945 and his survival in the Southern African conflict. The author flew a variety of aircraft and served as a Flight Commander on Hawker Hunter and Canberra aircraft, serving on No's 1 and 5 Squadrons of the Rhodesian Air Force. This true story will interest aviation enthusiasts and military historians. The title derives it's origin to the first major enemy infiltration into the country, where air power was used offensively for the first time.< Less
The Madman on the Rocks: A Forgotten Gods Tale By Christian Warren Freed
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The Three have returned to the universe causing great carnage as their eternal battle for the soul of the universe continues. Tolde Breed is summoned with an important task. Hunt down and kill the... More > heretic Inquisitor, Ursal Prowl. The quest will take him to the hulking space station of Hawker’s Gate where destiny awaits. There Tolde will witness the opening salvos of a conflict greater than any in human history. Elisa and Mollock Bolle were saved by the Bloody Man and given the task of finding the Paradise Tear only to seemingly be forgotten on the desert world of An’kuruku. Elisa loses her way, only to find courage and strength once again as the fates bring her closer to the edge of her quest. Deep in the deserts a storm brews. The whirlwind has come to An’kuruku under the guise of false freedom. Mollock is taken in and transformed into the voice for change, rebellion, and liberation from the Conclave. People flock to his call, all eager to listen to the madman on the rocks preach.< Less
AV-8B Harrier II-2020 Calendar By Yung-Kang (Derby) Sun
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The McDonnell Douglas (now Boeing) AV-8B Harrier II is a single-engine ground-attack aircraft that constitutes the second generation of the Harrier Jump Jet family. Capable of vertical or short... More > takeoff and landing (V/STOL), the aircraft was designed in the late 1970s as an Anglo-American development of the British Hawker Siddeley Harrier, the first operational V/STOL aircraft. It is primarily employed on light attack or multi-role missions, ranging from close air support of ground troops to armed reconnaissance. A variant of the AV-8B, the British Aerospace Harrier II, was developed for the British military, while another, the TAV-8B, is a dedicated two-seat trainer. The US Army General Norman Schwarzkopf named the USMC Harrier II as one of the seven most important weapons of the Gulf War. This calendar presents the beauty of the aerodynamic shape as the keepsake for military fans in the holiday season and brand new year.< Less
Fighter Command First Jets By peter dancey
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Having joined the RAF as an Boy Entrant in 1957 i became closely acquainted with the RAF's first jets, especially the AW Meteor night fighters, the Hawker Hunter F.6 and FGA.9 day fighters Gloster... More > Javelins and Supermarine Swifts. This ebook details the introduction of these aircraft and gives full details of the regular and Auxiliary units that operated them.< Less
De Havilland Canada By peter dancey
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DH Canada (Canadair) carried on the tradition of its parent de Havilland at Hatfield in the UK when the latter was absorbed into Hawker Siddeley Aviation during the rationalization period of the... More > aircraft industry in the UK. Canadair only indigenous design was the Chanuck all-weather fghter probably the best aircraft in its class at the time that served the RCAF NATO detachments in Europe well.< Less
My little Spitfire... La mia collezione di aerei in miniatura con le foto originali delle pilote che li hanno portati all'epoca By Cristina Contilli
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My little Spitfire... La mia collezione di aerei in minatura con le foto originali delle pilote che li hanno portati all'epoca... dalla seconda guerra mondiale agli anni '60 del '900 dall'Hawker... More > Hurricane di Oscar Jeanne de Leydet Sigoyer De Jarjayes e Genevieve Lefevbre allo Yak 1 di Lidya Litvyak fino al Mirage di Jacqueline Auriol, dal Morane Saulnier 500 di Suzanne Jannin fino all'elicottero di Valerié André...< Less

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