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Tumult in the Clouds * SIGNED * – James A Goodson
Condition : Good.
Harrop Press, 1990, Hardback – Memoirs – 238pp. Signed by the Author at Duxford.
The classic memoir by one of America’s greatest fighting aces: James Goodson
Anglo-American James Goodson’s war began on Sept 3rd 1939, when the SS Athenia was torpedoed and sank off the Hebrides. Surviving the sinking and distinguishing himself rescuing survivors, Goodson immediately signed on with the RAF. He was an American, but he wanted to fight.
Goodson flew Spitfires for the RAF before later joining his countrymen with the Fourth Fighter Group to get behind the controls of Thunderbolts and Mustangs where he became known as ‘King of the Strafers’.
Chock full of breathtaking descriptions of aerial dogfights as well as the stories of others of the heroic ‘few’, Tumult in the Clouds is the ultimate story of War in the air, told by the one of the Second World War’s outstanding fighter pilots.
Praise for Tumult in the Clouds:
‘A classic . . . Tumult in the Clouds will continue to be read for many many years to come. It is an inspiring book’ – Len Deighton
‘An utterly compelling and intensely personal account of war in all its horror and excitement. A thrilling adventure story and an enthralling, compassionate witness to incredible heroism. I was gripped’ – John Nichol