William W. Whitson


Test of BattleTest of Battle


From the author of Apprentice Warrior comes a story of the odds a special breed of men faced when air battle first came of age: wings and engines that fell apart without warning; guns that jammed; toxic fumes, nausea, noise, vibration, g-forces, frostbite, windburn, fear, insomnia and chronic exhaustion. In this story David Harrison surmounts these odds to meet the two great tests of battle: leaving home to search for his warrior self and his struggle to return home after he finds it.


Nieuport 17
Nieuport 17, 1916

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