[Reading] ➬ The Big Show ➳ Pierre Clostermann – Valtrex-4.us

The Big Show When The Big Show Was First Published, Paper Rationing Meant That The Text Had To Be Heavily Cut Now, For The First Time, This International Bestseller Has Been Returned To Its Complete, And Breathtaking, Original State Pierre Clostermann Was A Free French Fighter Ace Who Flew With The RAF During The Second World War Over The Course Of Five Years He Engaged In Hundreds Of Dog Fights, Shot Down Scores Of Luftwaffe Planes, Escorted American Bombers On Some Of The Most Dangerous Raids Of The War, And Watched Many Of His Friends Falling To Their Deaths In The Skies Over The Channel The Big Show, His Incredible Account Of The Air War Over Britain And France, Has Become One Of The Most Famous Memoirs Of The Second World War Now In Its Original State, It Contains Everything One Could Wish For In A War Memoir Wonderfully Observed Descriptions Of Wartime Britain, Frighteningly Evocative Stories Of In The Cockpit Action, An Amazing Cast Of Characters, And All The Drama And Bravery Of A Man Fighting A Desperate War Thousands Of Feet Above The Ground An Undeniable Classic.

[Reading] ➬ The Big Show  ➳ Pierre Clostermann – Valtrex-4.us
  • Hardcover
  • 368 pages
  • The Big Show
  • Pierre Clostermann
  • English
  • 06 November 2018
  • 0297846191

    10 thoughts on “[Reading] ➬ The Big Show ➳ Pierre Clostermann – Valtrex-4.us


  1. says:

    Pierre Clostermann s story of flying over 300 combat missions while serving as a Free French Sergeant Pilot with the RAF The episode when Clostermann helped remove a fellow pilot from the cockpit of a Hawker Tempest fighter that had crashed and cartwheeled in a flaming wreck while attempting a wheels up belly landing, and then holding what was left of his burned mangled friend as he died in his arms was gut wrenching And then the next day Clostermann himself, bravely risked a belly lan Pierre Clostermann s story of flying over 300 combat missions while serving as a Free French Sergeant Pilot with the RAF The episode when Clostermann helped remove a fellow pilot from the cockpit of a Hawker ...


  2. says:

    Kniha samotn pat mezi leteck mi memo ry nejen z druh sv tov v lky k naprost m vrchol m Interpretace Ji ho Dvo ka j ale posouv je t minim ln o jednu rove vzh ru Jednozna n stoj za poslech i p e ten.


  3. says:

    LE livre qui a lanc mon int r t pour la Seconde Guerre mondiale, certainement parmi mon top cinq des meilleurs livres Mon exemplaire, en dition originale 1948, relu plusieurs fois, tombe malheureusement en lambeaux tellement je l ai lu et relu, au point que l objet fait maintenant figure de relique Clostermann a une plume intense, d crivant de mani re haletante son pop e travers la guerre a rienne en Europe de l ouest Sans tre un auteur g nial, le rythme de son criture est captivant Il LE livre qui a lanc mon int r t pour la Seconde Guerre mondiale, certainement parmi mon top cinq des meilleurs livres Mon exemplaire, en dition originale 1948, relu plusieurs fois, tombe malheureusement en lambeaux tellement je l ai lu et relu, au po...


  4. says:

    Like most boys my age growing up in the 1970s, I was fascinated by both aeroplanes and war, and thus spent many not so profitable hours building and painting Airfix kits, one of which depicted a Hawker Tempest This particular kit had decals depicting Le Grand Charles , the personal plane of Pierre Clostermann My father, when he saw the completed kit, steered me to his copy of The Big Show, which I read again and again ...


  5. says:

    I thought I knew about the events of WWII And indeed I do, at least as far as the broad sweep is concerned, and the details of the Battle of Britain and the bombing campaign But, reading this, I realised that I had assumed that after D Day, the life of a fighter pilot on the front line was pretty relaxed How wrong can you be.Clostermann survived, somehow, over 400 sorties, most of them after this date He spent much of his time attacking German fighter bases, flying through massive flak barra I thought I knew about the events of WWII And indeed I do, at least as far as the broad sweep is concerned, and the details of the Battle of Britain and the bombing campaign But, reading this, I realised that I had assumed that after D Day, the life of a fighter pilot on the front line was pretty relaxed How wrong can you be.Clostermann survived, somehow, over 400 sorties, most of them after this date He spent much of his time attacking German fighter bases, flying through massive flak barrag...


  6. says:

    Clostermann s account of a suicidal mission his squadron of Tempests was sent on in the closing months of the war in Europe exceeds the speeder attack on the snow walkers in the beginning of Empire Strikes Back in terms of sheer visual awesomeness His squadron bursts from dense cloud cover to find itself over an airfield packed with German transports including Arado 232s about to carry personnel to Norway to escape the Allied advance, seaplanes trying to take off, and tons of 20mm and 37mm fl Clostermann s account of a suicidal mission his squadron of Tempests was sent on in the closing months of the war in Europe exceeds the speeder attack on the snow walkers in the beginning of Empire Strikes Back in terms of sheer visual awesomeness His squadron bursts from dense cloud cover to find itself over an airfield packed with German transports including Arado 232s about to carry personnel to Norway to escape the Allied advance, seaplanes trying to take off, and tons of 20mm and 37mm flak batteries The rest of his squadron gets tangled up with 40 German fighters providing cover for the transports and he dives down in a solo strafing run on the airfield He damages a bunch of planes on the ground, and shoots down a seaplane as it tries to take off He loses something like half his squadron of Tempests in the attack I had always thought that the Luftwaffe was basically out of comission after the invasion of Norma...


  7. says:

    Possibly the best book I ve read about the air war in WW2, up there with the best like First Light


  8. says:

    Apasionante historia de uno de los mejores pilotos aliados en la Segunda Guerra Mundial El autor llevaba registr en un diario de su vida al servicio de la RAF por lo que hace un repaso exhaustivo de sus misiones, victorias, derrotas y p rdidas.


  9. says:

    Simple and raw, it keeps you on the edgebut also sad and emotional.


  10. says:

    Povinna cetba pro kazdeho kdo miluje vse co lita Uzasne popisne a zaroven napinave.

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