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Everything but the flak.

Martin Caidin

Everything but the flak.

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Published by Duell, Sloan, and Pearce in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Aeronautics -- Flights.,
  • B-27 bomber.,
  • Air pilots.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTL531 .C3
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 204 p.
    Number of Pages204
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5910882M
    LC Control Number64012428
    OCLC/WorldCa6079988


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Having taken my private license check ride as a student from Mary Gaffaney, heard tales of Olma Harwood since I was married, enjoyed thumbing through Ed Link's "Heavenly Bodies", read and re-read Flying Magazine, read Richard Bach's "No Such Place as Far Away" and "Rescue Ferrets", and Martin Caidin's "Rag Wings and Heavy Iron", "Everything But The Flak" was a delight/5(10).

Cadin's Everything but the Flak was about flying three B's from Arizona to England to film the movie the War Lover. I enjoyed Hersey's The War Lover. It is a great book and the movie starring Steve McQueen was excellent as well/5. Everything but the Flak: A Crazy Ride Across the Atlantic in Three Antiquated B's Caidin, Martin Published by Duell, Sloan & Pearce 1st printing, NY ().

Martin Caidin takes off this time in a B Flying Fortress on what is likely to remain the world's last Transatlantic B formation flight. Columbia Pictures needed three Fortresses in England for a film version of John Hersey's The War Lover. Nothing in this film matched the wackiness, adventure, wining, wenching, brawling and wrangling with officials and Interpol that Caidin's cageful of.

Everything But the Flak: Crazy Ride Across the Atlantic in 3 Antiquated B 17'S by Caidin, Martin Seller Description: Very Good + in Very Good jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Everything but the Flak: A Crazy Ride Across the Atlantic in Three Antiquated B's by Caidin, Martin Seller Barbarossa Books Ltd.

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By: keithjs - 5th March at Hi Has anyone out there got a copy of this book I can purchase please. After reading the article about the War Lover in the B special I thought I'd follow it up, but you try getting one in the UK. Everything But the Flak by Caidin, Martin A readable copy.

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He is known to have authored over 80 books of fiction and non-fiction and more than one thousand magazine articles. Caidin recounted this journey in his book Everything But The Flak.

Caidin also worked as a pilot for the movie The War Lover, flew with the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds demonstration squadron for several months, and was made an honorary member of the U.S.

Genre: Military history, science fiction. Popular Library, Everything But the Flak by Cadin, Martin Popular Library,stated lst. Softcover in good condition.

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The War Lover is a British black-and-white war film directed by Philip Leacock and written by Howard Koch loosely based on the novel by John Hersey, altering the names of characters and events but retaining its basic stars Steve McQueen, Robert Wagner, Shirley Anne Field, Ed Bishop and features a young Michael Crawford.

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IN AND OUT OF BOOKS. Feb. 9, “The Silken Angels,” re parachuting, last month (Lippincott); “Everything but the Flak,” account of a trip in a B‐17, this week (Duell, Sloan. Martin Caidin (14 September - 24 March ) was the author of the book series on which The Six Million Dollar Man is based.

Fromhe wrote four novels featuring a bionic protagonist named Steve Austin. Like his hero, Caidin had a long history in military aviation, and most of his work tends to center around the adventures of pilots and astronauts. A number of his books were.

Seeing Catch Twice you’ll remember the chapter in the middle of the book about the soldier who “sees everything His fellow crewman Snowden suffers a horrendous flak wound and Author: Ron Rosenbaum. Books—Authors. Jan. 30, Martin Caidin has an adventure of his own to tell in “Everything but the Flak,” which Duell, Sloan & Pearce will publish on Feb.

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Air Force Thunderbirds demonstration squadron for several months, and was made an honorary member of the U.S. Army's Golden Knights parachute demonstration team. Since there is a thread for aviation related movies, I thought I would start one on aviation related books.

I just picked up two interesting ones at the Goodwill store ($1 each!). The first one is fiction, titled "Airframe", by Michael Crichton of "Jurassic Park" fame. Just started reading it. These books, among others, were books I read at 12 and 13 years of age, and they really got my head up in the clouds, fueled my thirst for aviation.

They are dear treasures from a time when my days were filled with magic and I was awestruck by aviation. I still have these books in paperback form. Everything but the flak is an entertaining read, but Caidin is the quintessential writer of hyperbolic prose.

I reckon about 10% of what he writes is the truth. But as I said, entertaining. Case in point: find the book Everything But the Flak. It is a truly remarkable novel of the last formation flight of B bombers that Marty led across the Atlantic Ocean for the movie “The War Lover,” which nearly didn’t get made.

Noted aviation author and pilot Martin Caidin, who helped fly one of the Bs from America to England, chronicled the restorations of the aircraft, their flight across the Atlantic, and their use in the film in his book "Everything But The Flak.".

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Vintage war planes head to Europe to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day (TR) Martin Caiden’s “Everything but the Flak” was a book I read more than 50 years ago. I remember it to this day.

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