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  • The Birth of British Aviation: Prisoners of Hope

  • By: Helen Landau
  • Narrated by: Simon Williams
  • Length: 7 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Categories: History, Europe
  • 4.3 out of 5 stars (8 ratings)

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Summary

The story of the extraordinary personal lives, motivations, tragedies, and heartaches, which drove The Rt Hon CS Rolls, Horace, Eustace, and Oswald Short, JTC Moore Brabazon, Frank McClean and Captain Murray Sueter together to seek the same goals, challenging society and world governments with their prophetic vision. They helped change the world forever, yet they have never been adequately recognized.

©2013, 2015 Helen Landau (P)2016 Helen Landau

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Not The Final End

Helen could have brought the Short story up to date with the epilogue, the aircraft built on the Medway, the move to Belfast in the late 1940's and the Short name finally disappearing when acquired by Bombardier
Short's name was rich with post war history and should have been included

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Flying along

Stirring deeds of derring-do by early British aviators. Left with huge admiration for Charlie Rolls and John More-Brabazon.