Royal Air Force RAF Flying Review - May 1957.
Articles include:Jet Provost - aircraft of the month, Death of an Air Force
- Hungary's air force at the hands of the Russians, Franco's Finest Ace, The
Squadron of Flying Ships, Stand or Fail - the
epic story of "Hoppy" Hodgkinson, Air Intelligence, Five Day War - Dutch
air force in action in WWII, Lockheed C-130A Hercules, the Sabre Saga,
Focke-Wulf Enigma, Rocket Plane of 1907 Full Page Ads: Guinness Beer,
Martin-Baker ejection seat, RAF flying careers, Remington Razor, Rolls Royce
Avon engines in the De Havilland Comet 2, Electricity Careers .
BEST FOOT FORWARD WORLD
WAR II PILOT
Offered is a book entitled Best Foot Forward the autobiography of Colin
Hodgkinson. Published by W. W. Norton & Company, Inc., New York. Copyright
1957, first edition. This book is a superbly told autobiography of a hero
who lost both legs in a flying accident but went on to fly more than 100
missions against the Germans, survive a crash-landing in enemy territory,
and then meet and conquer the handicaps with which peace presented him. This
is a hard back book with the dust jacket. There are 269 pages. Measures 5
3/4 x 8 1/2 inches.
Born in Providence,
Rhode Island, Greta Hodgkinson joined the National Ballet upon her
graduation from the National Ballet School in 1990. She was promoted to
Principal Dancer in 1996. With her dazzling technique and commanding stage
presence, Hodgkinson continues to enthrall audiences with every new role she
performs. She created the role of Odette/Odile in the world premiere of
James Kudelka's Swan Lake in 1999. Other roles include Juliet in Romeo and
Juliet, Hanna in The Merry Widow, Princess Aurora in The Sleeping Beauty,
Katherina in The Taming of the Shrew, Nikiya in La Bayadère and the title
roles in Giselle and Manon. Equally renowned for her contemporary work,
Hodgkinson gives outstanding performances as Summer in Kudelka's The Four
Seasons, William Forsythe's Herman Schmerman Pas de Deux, Glen Tetley's
Sphinx and the Rubies Variation of George Balanchine's Jewels.
PercyHodgkinson HAVE A READ OF A YEAR IN THE LIFE OF PERCY HODGKINSON OF
9,WHITE'S TERRACE, BRADFORD. HE MOVES TO 39 ROXBY STREET (OR RONBY ST.)ON
AUGUST THE 10TH 1908 IT SAYS IN THE DIARY ARE THESE ADDRESSES STILL
THERE? EVERY DAY HAS AN ENTRY EVEN CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEARS DAY. EVEN THE
PERSONAL MEMORANDA IS FILLED IN (APART FROM WEIGHT AND HEIGHT). ON THE
COVER WHICH IS LEATHER IT SAYS COMPLIMENTS FROM WALLER & SON LTD.
BRADFORD. NO FOREIGN CHEQUES PLEASE ALL TYPE'S OF PAYMENT IN £STERLING.
CAN ONLY GENUINE BIDDERS PLEASE BID AS I HAVE HAD TO RELIST THIS DUE TO A
TIMEWASTER I WILL LEAVE NEG. FEEDBACK IN THESE CASE
October 2001) Steve Hodgkinson
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