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The Birds of War (Skymasters)

Richard H. Curtis

The Birds of War (Skymasters)

by Richard H. Curtis

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Published by Dell Publishing Company .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10254024M
    ISBN 100440003776
    ISBN 109780440003779
    OCLC/WorldCa9238025

    I liked this book. Birds in a Cage is the story of four British prisoners of war, Second Lieutenant Peter Conder, Second Lieutenant John Buxton, Second Lieutenant George Waterston and Squadron Leader John Barrett, who, after WWII, went on to influence nature conservation practice and policy/5(23). The Yellow Birds is the debut novel from American writer, poet, and Iraq War veteran Kevin was one of The New York Times's Most Notable Books of and a finalist for the National Book was awarded the The Guardian First Book Award, and the Hemingway Foundation/PEN Award.

      Books about women in World War II are popular these days, and the latest one I’ve come across — A Game of Birds and Wolves by Simon Parkin — is a good one, up to a point. Parkin tells the story of several dozen mostly very young women who participated in a little-recognized but vital aspect of the Allied victory/5(). English mariners referred to frigatebirds as Man-of-War birds. This name was used by the English explorer William Dampier in his book An Account of a New Voyage Around the World published in The Man-of-War (as it is called by the English) is about the bigness of a Kite, and in shape like it, but black; and the neck is red.

    The Handbook of the Birds of the World is the first work ever to illustrate and deal in detail with all the living species of birds, and also the first work to verbally and visually portray each member of an entire Class of the Animal Kingdom.   Unfortunately, this profound insight was misrepresented in an inferior book called War and the Clash of Civilisations by Samuel Huntington. 5. The Yellow Birds by Kevin Powers ().


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