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Memoirs of an accidental airman

F. F. Rainsford

Memoirs of an accidental airman

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Published by T. Harmsworth Pub. in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Rainsford, F. F.,
    • Great Britain. Royal Air Force -- Biography.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, British.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, British.,
    • Diplomats -- Great Britain -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementF.F. Rainsford ; with a foreword by Lord Boothby.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD786 .R29 1986
      The Physical Object
      Pagination261 p., [17] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages261
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2421460M
      ISBN 100948807032
      LC Control Number87105735

      There were name changes and issues with the type set. Shipping cost cannot be calculated. The story takes us from the general's time as a cadet at the USAF Academy to achieving the rank of 4-star general and being pivotal in rewriting and implementing national and defense policy meeting the demands of the GWOT. What starts out as a game and a means of survival ultimately ends up serious and addictive. Many young men with a talent for writing have gone off to war. A 'Chief' of different roots, General Norty Schwartz led the Air Force in the toughest of times, and we are far better for it.

      More than looking back and saying 'thank you' to mentors who encourage them, the Schwartzes' candid personal insights into military life are paying it forward to future generations of military leaders. Please enter 5 or 9 numbers for the ZIP Code. Many young men with a talent for writing have gone off to war. Schoomaker, USA ret. What did you want to be when you grew up?

      When I picked Norty to succeed the Air Force chief of staff I had fired, I knew three things: General Schwartz could lead the Air Force through a tough time; he would face challenges as the first Chief who was not a fighter or bomber pilot; and he had a strong, forthright wife who would be instrumental in his success. Travelling out inhe quickly settled down into the colonial life style. From aircraft cockpit to the halls of a wartime Pentagon, General Norty Schwartz was an inspirational leader who shaped history. Handling time Will usually ship within 3 business days of receiving cleared payment - opens in a new window or tab.


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