The Missing man: From the Outback to Tarakan, the Powerful Story of len Waters, Australia'S First Aboriginal Fighter Pilot download free [PDF and Ebook] by Peter Rees

The Missing man: From the Outback to Tarakan, the Powerful Story of len Waters, Australia'S First Aboriginal Fighter Pilot download free [PDF and Ebook] by Peter Rees year 2018
  • Book name: The Missing man: From the Outback to Tarakan, the Powerful Story of len Waters, Australia'S First Aboriginal Fighter Pilot
  • Author: Peter Rees
  • Release date: 2018/3/9
  • Publisher: ALLEN & UNWIN
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: History and Archaeology
  • ISBN: 9781760296414
  • Rating: 8.49 of 10
  • Votes: 388
  • Review by: Davis Creel
  • Review rating: 9.88 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/2
  • Total pages: 384
  • Includes a PDF summary of 30 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: 'You were the master of the machine . . . you were an airman.' -Flying Officer Bob Crawford Len Waters was a Kamilaroi man. Born on an Aboriginal reserve, he left school at 13 and by 20 was piloting a RAAF Kittyhawk fighter with 78 Squadron in the lethal skies over the Pacific in World War II. It was serious and dangerous work and his achievement was extraordinary. These would be the best years of his life. Respected by his peers, he was living his dream. The war over, it should have been easy. He believed he could 'live on both sides of the fence' and be part of Australia's emerging commercial airline industry. He had, after all, broken through the 'black ceiling' once before. Above all, he just wanted to fly. Instead, he became a missing man in Australia's wartime flying history. Peter Rees rights that wrong in this powerful, compelling, and at times tragic examination of Len Water's life. He also tells us something of ourselves that we need to hear.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 26H40M
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Australasian & Pacific History, World War 2 Books, Biography: Historical, Political & Military
  • Available formats: DOC, PDF, PML, EPUB, WORD, TIFF, TXT, CSV. Compressed in CAB, ALZ, TAR.BZ, ZIP, RAR, TAR.7Z
  • Download servers: MEGA, OneDrive, FreakShare, FileServe, Dropbox, 4Shared, ZeoSpace, Torrent Downloads, Microsoft OneDrive, Mediafire
  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 26.36 USD
  • Dimensions: 153x234mm
  • Weight: Not Available
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Sydney, Australia
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