A Passion for Flying: 8,000 hours of RAF Flying by Tom Eeles

By Tom Eeles

The tale of crew Captain Tom Eeles who served within the RAF for forty four years and totalled over 8000 hours of flying in twenty-eight assorted airplane kinds. Tom entered RAF university Cranwell in 1961, he received his RAF wings in 1963.

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Orders for books published by all member presses should be addressed to University Presses of Florida, 15 NW 15th Street, Gainesville, FL 32603. Page v Contents Preface vii 1. Life Histories in Social Research: Issues and Definitions 1 2. The Genre of Autobiography: A Conceptual Background 5 3. FreddieThe Personal Narrative of a Recovering Alcoholic: Autobiography as Case History 29 4. Albert Gomes: Autobiography as Psychohistory 42 5. Personal Narratives from Aruba: Collective Reflections as Oral Ethnography 63 6.

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