Fighter Escort (Tales of the RAF - Book 2)

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Fighter Escort, the second book in a 6 book series "Tales of the RAF". This book tells the continuing adventures of twleve year old Harry Winslow who is growing up during World War II in the English countryside next to an RAF airfield. Captain Dawson and the rest of the 14th Squadron escort a formation of American bombers flying into enemy territory. The RAF pilots are responsible for protecting the Americans on their way to the target, and bringing them home safely! This dangerous mission will test the bravery of everyone involved. Meanwhile,young Harry Winslow "falls" into a dilemma of his own. And like the pilots he must deal with his own bravery and responsibility. Unsure what to do, Harry discovers a confidant in the colorful American, Captain Sam Ross, pilot of the Texas Buckaroo. Join Harry on the airfield when the 14th Squadron's thundering fighter planes fly "Fighter Escort" for their American allies. See how these men risk their lives to protect their ! country, friends, family and their fellow fliers. These are the ordinary people who do extraordinary things. The kinds of things that make them heroes.(46 color & b/w illustrations)

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Another wonderful adventure about 12 year old Harry Winslow Filled with action, history and fantastic illustrations. With a live lesson in bravery and responsibility woven throughout.

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Don Patterson - author of Scramble! the first book in the six book "Tales of the RAF" series. A 38 year old entrepreneur who holds BA's in Chemistry, Biology and Philosophy from the University of Minnesota(Morris) as well as a MBA from the University of St. Thomas(St. Paul, MN). After 11 successful years as founder and owner of Independent Technology Systems-a printed circuit board servicing company-he sold the company. Then while searching for books that might interest his then 7 year old son, the search turned up two things..his sons interest in WW II aircraft and the 12 year old that is inside of us all. This was the basis for the start of an adventure that has now become a labor of love. His goal is to get boys to start to read early and often! Don, his wife Joan and his children Ian (9) and Elaine (4) reside in Eden Prairie, Minnesota.

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