By William Lloyd Stearman
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As a British airman of the second one global warfare, Jim Auton dropped bombs on enemy objectives in all places primary and japanese Europe. He used to be additionally engaged in a couple of low flying operations, organised so one can drop bins of explosives and ammunition on the way to support teams of partisans in enemy occupied international locations.
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An American Adventure: From Early Aviation through Three Wars to the White House by William Lloyd Stearman