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Through footless halls of air

the stories of a few of the many who failed to return

by Floyd Williston

  • 157 Want to read
  • 30 Currently reading

Published by General Store Pub. in Burnstown, Ont .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Canada. -- Royal Canadian Air Force -- Biography,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, Canadian,
  • Airmen -- Atlantic Provinces -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementFloyd Williston ; foreword by J.E. (Johnnie) Johnson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD792.C2 W55 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxvii, 310 p. :
    Number of Pages310
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21490292M
    ISBN 101896182445

      Footless Halls of Air. This absolute freedom in 3 dimensions to twist and turn through God’s great skies is continuously tinged with the vigilance of keeping your craft’s systems operating and the craft itself flying within its envelope. Somehow, that makes it even sweeter. and flung my eager craft through footless halls of air. Up, up the long delirious burning blue I've topped the wind-swept heights with easy grace, where never lark, or even eagle, flew; and, while with silent, lifting mind I've trod the high untrespassed sanctity of space, put out .

    My eager craft through footless halls of air Up, up the long, delirious, burning blue I’ve topped the wind-swept heights with easy grace Where never lark nor ever eagle flew— And, while with silent lifting mind I’ve trod The high untrespassed sanctity of space, Put out my hand, and touched the face of God. Hov'ring there, I've chased the shouting wind along, and flung My eager craft through footless halls of air Up, up the long, delirious burning blue I've topped the wind-swept heights with easy grace Where never lark, or even eagle flew — And, while with silent, lifting mind I've trod The high untrespassed sanctity of space, Put out my.

      My eager craft through footless halls of air Up, up the long, delirious, burning blue I've topped the wind-swept heights with easy grace Where never lark or even eagle flew --And, while with silent lifting mind I've trod The high untrespassed sanctity of . Different readers will prefer different approaches. While Through Footless Halls of Air offers a more studious perspective, Neptunus Rex and A Hometown Went to War both convey a great deal of immediacy and personal flavor by relying almost entirely on snippets of first-hand accounts. History begins with these kinds of first-person accounts by.


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