Tidligere bogreolen.dk  |  Markedets laveste priser
Dag-til-dag levering
RAF College, Cranwell: A Centenary Celebrationaf Annett Roger Annett

RAF College, Cranwell: A Centenary Celebration - E-bog

- We Seek the Highest

Bag om RAF College, Cranwell: A Centenary Celebration

"We Seek the Highest" has been the motto of the thousands of Officer Cadets who, over ten decades, have passed through the rigorous training regime at the Royal Air Force College, Cranwell, Lincolnshire. The words embody the College ethos: to strive to reach the tough standards demanded by the RAF, in the air and on the ground.This book tells the 100-year story from the point of view of the Officer Cadets themselves. The College was founded in 1919 – some eighteen months after the birth of the RAF itself – with the aim of providing a cadre of disciplined, highly trained officers, ready to lead the service through the uncertain postwar and post-Empire times to come. Since then, it has responded continuously to the UK’s political, economic and military requirements.The RAF Officer Cadets’ world has thus been one of change. The author documents these changes from 1919 to today, overlaying the historical and social scene with the candidly related airborne and ground-based exploits of three-score ex-cadets.The core narrative is based on the three years at Cranwell of 81 Entry of Flight Cadets, who graduated in July 1962 with thirty-seven jet pilots and eight navigators, having launched a curriculum-changing experiment in degree-level studies.With a Foreword from an Air Chief Marshal former cadet, 130 illustrations, and a full index, the whole offers a cadets’ tribute to a world-famous military academy on its centenary.

Vis mere
  • Sprog:
  • Engelsk
  • ISBN:
  • 9781526712202
  • Beskyttelse:
  • DRM
  • Udgivet:
  • 19. Januar 2020
  • 141,95 kr.
  • Straks på e-mail
Eller spar samlet 12% som medlem
  • 124,95 kr.

Forudsætter medlemskab (ingen binding)
1. uge gratis, herefter 79 kr./md. og kan opsiges når du vil.
Andre bøger af Annett Roger Annett
Vis alle titler
Beskrivelse af RAF College, Cranwell: A Centenary Celebration
"We Seek the Highest" has been the motto of the thousands of Officer Cadets who, over ten decades, have passed through the rigorous training regime at the Royal Air Force College, Cranwell, Lincolnshire. The words embody the College ethos: to strive to reach the tough standards demanded by the RAF, in the air and on the ground.This book tells the 100-year story from the point of view of the Officer Cadets themselves. The College was founded in 1919 – some eighteen months after the birth of the RAF itself – with the aim of providing a cadre of disciplined, highly trained officers, ready to lead the service through the uncertain postwar and post-Empire times to come. Since then, it has responded continuously to the UK’s political, economic and military requirements.The RAF Officer Cadets’ world has thus been one of change. The author documents these changes from 1919 to today, overlaying the historical and social scene with the candidly related airborne and ground-based exploits of three-score ex-cadets.The core narrative is based on the three years at Cranwell of 81 Entry of Flight Cadets, who graduated in July 1962 with thirty-seven jet pilots and eight navigators, having launched a curriculum-changing experiment in degree-level studies.With a Foreword from an Air Chief Marshal former cadet, 130 illustrations, and a full index, the whole offers a cadets’ tribute to a world-famous military academy on its centenary.
Brugerbedømmelser af RAF College, Cranwell: A Centenary Celebration


Andre købte også..
Find lignende bøger
Bogen RAF College, Cranwell: A Centenary Celebration findes i følgende kategorier:
Gør som tusindvis af andre bogelskere

Tilmeld dig nyhedsbrevet og få gode tilbud og inspiration til din næste læsning.