|Statement||edited by Tabeusz Nyczek ; translated by Boguslaw Rostworowski ; illustrated by Jan Sawka.|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||70|
The Hump was the epic of World War II in the air. This is a scholarly and historically accurate description of the development of air power in China, explaining the need for the Himalayan airlift and recording the important dates and events of the war over the Hump against : Texas A&M University Press. Flying ever more challenging airplanes, he earns his wings and learns the skills needed to fly the B Liberator. He boards a plane for overseas, his destination being unknown. It turns out to be India, flying 4-engine cargo aircraft hauling gasoline over the Hump to China, where Bs wait for gas to make bombing runs on Japan/5(5). Fantasy and science fiction books related to humans who build or grow their own wings or gain the ability to fly by some magical or science-fiction means. Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book. Wings from Burma to the Himalayas is a living portrayal of the emotions and times of a generation. About the Author Jack Gordon, as a 19 year old, enlisted in the Canadian armed forces in /5(3).
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Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. Flying the Hump: Memories of an Air War (Williams-Ford Texas A&M University Military History Series) by Otha C. Spencer (). Wings is the debut, young-adult faerie novel by author Aprilynne is the first of four books about a fifteen-year-old girl who discovers she is a faerie sent among humans to guard the gateway to Avalon.. Wings was released in the US, UK, and Canada on May 5, , and became a New York Times best seller in its first week of sales, reaching #1 on the Children's Chapter Books list in its Author: Aprilynne Pike. Having to fly over the towering Himalayan Mountains, the pilots came to know this route as 'flying the hump.' The Hump was a pioneering aviation operation that had just about everything working against it: the The capture of the Burma Road by the Japanese during World War II forced U.S. airmen to fly hundreds of missions a day into China in an /5. Wings book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Black wings. White wings. From a bitter war between races comes a rare chanc /5.