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From the Sunday Times bestselling writer John Nichol, author of Spitfire, Lancaster and Tornado, comes a brilliant new book that reveals the astonishing story of an invention that has saved many thousands of lives around the world, including his own: the ejection seat. Bestselling author John Nichol’s passionate portrait of this magnificent fighter aircraft, its many innovations and updates, and the people who flew and loved them, carries the reader beyond the dogfights over Kent and Sussex. Spanning the full global reach of the Spitfire’s deployment during WWII, from Malta to North Africa and the Far East, then over the D-Day beaches, it is always accessible, effortlessly entertaining and full of extraordinary spirit.

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This is the inspiring and moving story of this legendary aircraft, and the men who took the fight deep into the heart of Nazi Germany. We see how the technology was adapted when the prospect of crashing in North Vietnam was sometimes preferable to ejecting and risking capture; what happens to the body when it is catapulted from an aircraft under great force; how an ejectee can be rescued from enemy territory.As the RAF marks its centenary, Nichol has created a thrilling and often moving tribute to some of its greatest heroes.' Jon Dennis, Mail on Sunday magazine.

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Few of us truly understand the astonishing depth and scale of their sacrifice. On 30 March 1944, 795 aircraft assembled for a raid on Nuremberg, the iconic heart of Nazi Germany. Nearly 700 men did not return. It was the RAF’s bloodiest night of the war, and became a tragic symbol of the most enduringly controversial elements of Sir Arthur ‘Bomber’ Harris’s strategy. Fuelled by his own lifesaving escape from a blazing jet, John Nichol catapults you into the heart of the most epic experiences of ejection, escape and survival since the days when you had to haul yourself out of a crippled aircraft and hope for the best’ Andy McNab In the two-thirds of a century that have passed since then, historians have endlessly analysed what went wrong and squabbled over who was to blame.Compelling, thrilling and rooted in quite extraordinary human drama' James Holland, author of Normandy 44 Now eight years later, at RAF Wing in Aylesbury, on September 12, 1942, Baker, 54, was preparing to take their latest prototype – the MB3 fighter, which could fly at 400mph – for its second test flight. That morning, Baker’s brow was uncharacteristically furrowed as he turned to Martin and said: “I have a feeling, Jimmy, that something is not quite right.” This method is also making use of Desktop icon. You could call it a fancy method to Eject CD from Mac.

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