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Navy Wings and Willing Women - WWII



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Fly Boy: Navy Wings and Willing Women - WWII by George, A Eddy former Lt USNR
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FLY BOY is a Naval Aviator's memoir of almost four years in WWII. It focuses on the lighter side of wartime - learning to fly training and combat planes, including a carrier checkout on the WOLVERINE in Lake Michigan, action in his F4U gull=winged Corsair fighter/bomber squadron on the West Coast, in the Pacific and a little duty on the carrier INTREPID. The story starts in Chicago at a brunch party on December 7, 1941 when a neighbor bursts in and says: "Turn on the radio. The Japs just bombed Pearl Harbor!" There are many unusual events as an Aviation Cadet, an Officer and a Gentleman earning the coveted wings, and ultimately a Lt. USNR. (fmr). Along the way, a few romances, and the difficult and exciting courtship of the gorgeous young woman who has been his wife for 62 years.
Release date Australia
December 26th, 2006
Country of Publication
United States
black & white illustrations
Outskirts Press
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