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Goshawk Squadron

Goshawk Squadron

by Derek Robinson

Publisher: Da Capo Press
ISBN: 9780786715954
Pages: 230
Format: pdf, ePub, mobi, fb2
File size: 6 Mb
Date posting: 2021-05-11
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Set during the height of World War I in January 1918, Goshawk Squadron follows the misfortunes of a British flight squadron on the Western Front. For Stanley Woolley, commanding officer of Goshawk Squadron, the romance of chivalry in the clouds is just a myth. The code he drums into his men is simple and savage: shoot the enemy in the back before he knows you're there. Even so, he believes the whole squadron will be dead within three months. A monumental work at the time of its original release, Booker-shortlisted Goshawk Squadron is now viewed as a classic in the mode of Catch 22. Wry, brutal, cynical and hilarious, the men of Robinson's squadron are themselves an embodiment of the ...