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Silver Wings
Author: H. P. Munro
Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub
ISBN: 1482023571
Pages: 250
Year: 2013-10-26
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Winner - 2014 Golden Crown Literary Society - Historical Fiction When in 1942, twenty-five-year-old Lily Rivera is widowed, she finally feels able to step out of the shadows of an unhappy marriage. Her love of flying leads her to join the Womens Airforce Service Pilots, determined to regain her passion and spread her wings, no suspecting that she would experience more than just flying. Helen Richmond, a Hollywood stunt pilot, has never experienced a love that lifted her as high as the aircraft she flew...until she meets Lily. Both women join the W.A.S.P. program to serve their country and instead find that they are on a collision course towards each other, but can it last?
An Angel With Silver Wings
Author: James Keir Baughman
Publisher: Baughman Literary Group
ISBN: 0979044332
Pages: 192
Year: 2004-08-01
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An angel who pilots an angelic World War II P-51 fighter plane comes to find a far middle aged, troubled man...and in a unique way extends help. In that time, together, they fly the fighter in a series of startling adventures ...right to the edge of Heaven's Gate. The tale is set amidst Northwest Florida's magnificent Emerald Coast. it begins and ends at a small abandonded airfield on giant Eglin Air Force Base...and over the Emerald Coast beaches and cities of Destin, Fort Walton Beach, and DeFuniak Springs
Silver Wings, Santiago Blue
Author: Janet Dailey
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1439140049
Pages: 400
Year: 2011-02-01
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The exhilarating story of the first WASPS, the Woman Airforce Service Pilots, who risked their lives, their ambitions, and their dreams to help the war effort during World War II. Determined to earn their wings in a man’s world, four young women are united by their fearless passion for flying. From the rigors of military flight to their turbulent romances with fellow officers, to their own private wars for love and respect, Janet Dailey celebrates the courage of women at war in a world where life, time, and love were never more fleeting...and never more precious.
The Bridge of Silver Wings 2009
Author: Aberjhani
Publisher: Lulu.com
ISBN: 0557063248
Pages: 102
Year: 2009-05-01
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For the past two years (2006-2008) The Bridge of Silver Wings has earned a name for itself both as a series of poems published in different e-zines and as a book first published in 2007. What makes this 2009 edition a special one is the inclusion of five new poems: "Angel of Better Days to Come"; "Midnight Flight of the Poetry Angels"; "Photographed Light of My Grandmother's Soul"; "There upon a Bough of Hope and Audacity"; and, "What Angels Call a Poet." Readers exploring the pages of this book are likely to experience it in different ways as they move back and forth between one poetic state of being and another. The Bridge of Silver Wings 2009 may at times appear to be nothing more than a silk-thin illusion --resembling at moments either a terrifying nightmare or a healing vision--spread across an evening mist. While at other times it will register as solid as a concrete sidewalk or a giant boulder. (from author's Foreword)
A Pair of Silver Wings
Author: James Holland
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1446456846
Pages: 416
Year: 2011-04-30
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At the school where Edward Enderby taught for over forty years, there were few who knew he'd once been a successful fighter pilot during the war.It was not something he ever talked about - not even to his family. And for over half a century he had, for the most part, managed to put the memories of those years out of his mind. But fifty years on, he is alone - a widower - with a strained relationship with his only son, and a career behind him that has brought him respect but little affection. In 1995, Britain is celebrating the anniversary of the end of the war, and Edward finds himself forced to confront the tragedy he suffered during those years. Embarking on a journey of self-discovery and personal redemption, Edward travels from England to Malta and then to Italy, and in doing so comes face-to-face with the idealistic young man he once was, and the devastated and traumatised 23-year-old he was to become. Following his experiences over the skies of England in 1941, through the dark days of the Siege of Malta, to the partisan struggle in Italy, A Pair of Silver Wings is a story of friendship, love and the terrible legacy of war, exploring universal themes of grief and redemption, and one man's quest to heal the scars of the past.
Silver Wings, Golden Valor
Author: Richard P. Hallion
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
ISBN: 1437912826
Pages: 131
Year: 2009-06-01
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Proceedings of the Air Force¿s commemorative symposium on the Korean War, held on 7 June 2000. Sponsored by the Air Force History and Museums Program, Air Force Legislative Liaison, and Air Force Association, the goal of this symposium was ¿to set the record straight¿ on Korea as an ¿absolutely vital victory:¿ in the 40-year-long history of the Cold War, checking communism¿s spread. Dr. Richard Hallion, who edited the volume, notes that the most important lesson of Korea is the resolve that allows Airmen to continue providing unparalleled global vigilance, reach, and power.
On Silver Wings
Author: Kristin Noreen
Publisher:
ISBN: 0986183601
Pages: 320
Year: 2015-06-09
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Kristin had everything-her own home, an exciting career, fulfilling volunteer work-in an instant that all changed. She went for a bike ride, but woke up a week later on life support, her life forever altered. In August 2010 an inattentive driver sent her and her bicycle flying into a ditch, and this independent professional was reduced to being totally dependent on others. Medical professionals, family, friends, colleagues, and cats all played their parts in her recovery. Even her beloved touring bike Silver was recovered and reconstructed. On Silver Wings: A Life Reconstructed is the story of one woman's struggle to face her changed life, and rebuild it on her own terms. Kristin Noreen picked up the pieces and reassembled them into something new, a bit different, but still her own. The journey taught her some surprising lessons about disability and the hardships we all face. It was not just about physical rehabilitation, but about living in her changed body and building a life that was more than just surviving. This story speaks of resilience with grace and humor, the will to regain strength, and the freedom of movement. Today Kristin is bicycle touring again. And you? What if the rules had changed and you didn't have the same range of choices you once did? If you faced your own death and got a second chance, what would you change about your life?
Silver Wings
Author: Grace Livingston Hill
Publisher:
ISBN:
Pages: 322
Year: 1992
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No sooner does Amory fall in love with Gareth, a handsome pilot she knows at her new job at Briarcliffe, than he has to leave for a dangerous trip.
Silver Wings for Vicki
Author: Helen Wells
Publisher: Lulu.com
ISBN: 1387828185
Pages: 118
Year: 2018-05-21
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Silver Wings for Vicki is the first in a sixteen book series featuring young air-hostess 'career girl' sleuth Vicki Barr. Set in the days when flying was glamorous, the story follows Vicki as a trainee and her early days as a stewardess. It's old school romance in the skies with wide-eyed career girls falling for dashing young pilots - and, of course, there's a crime to solve!
On Silver Wings
Author: Marianne Verges
Publisher:
ISBN:
Pages: 255
Year: 1991
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Profiles the courageous women pilots who received their wings from the rigorous Air Force training program during World War II
Silver Wings, Pinks & Greens
Author: Jon A. Maguire
Publisher: Schiffer Pub Limited
ISBN: 0887405789
Pages: 191
Year: 1994
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This new look at the uniforms and insignia of the USAAF during the World War II years covers a broad range of clothing, collar insignia, rank insignia, shoulder/sleeve insignia and squadron patches. Additionally, there is an in-depth examination of wing qualification badges. Actual items are presented in nearly 600 illustrations in full color, and also as they appeared in actual war-era photos. Actual uniform regulations and illustrations from the 1943 and 1944 Officers Guides are also provided. Silver Wings, Pinks & Greens will be a useful addition to the libraries of collectors, historians, modelers and veterns alike. Jon Maguire is also the author of American Flight Jackets, Airmen & Aircraft: A History of U.S. Flyers' Jackets from World War I to Desert Storm(with John Conway). Jon lives in Oklahoma City, Ok.
Silver Wings and Leather Jackets
Author: C. T. Westcott
Publisher: Dell Publishing Company
ISBN: 0440202396
Pages: 227
Year: 1989-01-01
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When Will Bucko's father is shot down while on a mission, he leaves as a legacy to his teenage son a leather bomber jacket and a stolen fighter plane he has hidden in the desert. To retrieve it and avenge his father's death, Will must battle punker outlaw gangs and radioactive mutants!
Silver Wings
Author: John Hartmann, Robert Llewellyn
Publisher:
ISBN:
Pages: 87
Year: 1979
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From Silver Wings to Golden Years
Author: Charles E. Romans
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 1535410507
Pages: 304
Year: 2016-10-02
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Illinois Prairie farming was by horses and manpower. For a young lad it was a life filled with animals and great experiences. The teen years in Kentucky were filled with hard work that built muscle and schools that still taught great grammar and math. WWII gave Country Boy the opportunity to be a B-25 pilot. The training command was not a war zone but what do you do when you see another plane coming head on just a few yards ahead? You see the world change in 21 years as you watch through the driver's window of Portland, Oregon street cars and buses and see automobiles fill the streets. What a great job for a people person. Beautiful memories fill your heart and mind. Your eyewitness reports help police catch criminals. I helped make a difference for families when I challenged the medical establishment and played a solid roll in getting fathers in the delivery room. Hit the road with a cross country truck. As you travel the Oregon Trail you don't feel alone when you think of all the pioneers and outlaws who were here not long ago. That's right, not long ago. It doesn't seem long when your lovely wife is 99 years old, was a war baby delivered by an ex slave. Libby Jane's father was 6 years old when the Civil War started. We have lived history. We have made history. We have made a difference wherever we lived. We hope we have shown you how to enjoy your job and make a difference in your world. Our memories are too many for this book. Hopefully there will be another.
Silver Wings
Author: Grace Livingston Hill
Publisher: Barbour Publishing
ISBN: 1630581941
Pages: 304
Year: 2014-08-01
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Amory Lorrimer needs money to help her family, so she takes a position as secretary at the Briarcliffe mansion. The Whitneys seem relatively untouched by the depression, often hosting house parties, and it is into the midst of one of these that Amory arrives. Mrs. Whitney's nephew Gareth is visiting and becomes Amory's instant friend, despite the social gap. But he is a daredevil pilot and soon off on a new adventure. Amory’s heart goes with him, praying for his return, especially after his plane is reported missing.