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Twenty thousand miles in a flying - boat

Alan Cobham

Twenty thousand miles in a flying - boat

my flight round Africa.

by Alan Cobham

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Published by George G. Harrap in London .
Written in English


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Looking for Alaska book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. More than twenty years ago, a disillusioned college graduate na /5().   means for locating and attacking U-boats operating more than four hun-dred miles offshore. The U.S. Navy and the Royal Air Force (RAF) Coastal Command also flew the antisubmarine plane. Carrying up to 2, gallons of fuel, the modified B–24 had an im-pressive range—about three hours of patrol time after flying a thousand miles from its base.

"A Thousand Miles" was written as both an account of the journey and a sort of travel guide for those wishing to follow in MacGregors wake. Indeed, fellow Scotsman Robert Louis Stevenson was so enthralled by MacGregors trip, he soon made his own in a Rob Roy, which he wrote about in "An Inland Voyage", Stevenson's first published book. Ten Thousand Miles Without A Cloud is the first book by Sun Shuyun. It details Sun’s experience as she tries to follow in the footsteps on Xuanzang, a Buddhist monk who, in the 7th century, made a pilgrimage through Central Asia and into India, to find the original sutras of the Buddha.4/5(28).

His twenty thousand miles of adventure beginning with just thirty dollars in his pocket led to his first book A Dollar for a Thousand Kilometers. It became one of the best sellers of postwar France and other European countries. rehabilitation workshops, education programs, sanitary actions, and hospital boats. Ten Thousand Miles Away is a sea shanty whose writing and composition are attributed to Joseph B. Geoghegan.. Origins and variants. In his Shanties from the Seven Seas Hugill says that this was originally a shore ballad sung by street singers in Ireland in the early nineteenth century. Later it became a popular music hall number. The Scottish Student's Song Book gives the author as "J. B.


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Lady Cobham accompanied her husband throughout the journey. This work features Sir Alan Cobham's account of his journey. First published init is illustrated with over 50 photographs from the trip, from the family archive.

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