Cockpit Commander - A Navigator’s Life

The Autobiography of Wing Commander Bruce Gibson

Bruce Gibson

Date Published :
January 2023
Publisher :
Pen and Sword
Illustration :
16 photographs
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Binding : Hardback
ISBN : 9781781590898

Dimensions : 9 X 6 inches
Stock Status : In stockPages : 256
Binding : Paperback
ISBN : 9781399021739

Dimensions : 9.2 X 6.1 inches
Stock Status : Not Yet Published. Available for Pre-OrderPages : 520
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Previously self-published by the author, this book charts the course of a dramatic career as a Wing Commander. Living through one of the most dynamic periods in military and Aviation development history, Bruce Gibson saw events play out from his elevated aerial position. His fascinating story will appeal to a wide audience, focusing as it does not only upon Aviation concerns. From life as a mischievous child living in the East End of London, to realizing his true direction and joining the RAF Air Volunteer Reserves in 1937, and then the Royal Air Force, and beyond into Aviation ventures in a Civilian capacity. His amusing observations and anecdotes provide the most colorful insight into life during the monochromatic blackout years of World War II, and beyond.

Many historical records and operational logs are available on the market to those looking for cold facts and statistical analyses of events; this account features the human tales, the anecdotes and spirit of camaraderie, which characterized Gibson's experiences.

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