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Sidney Cotton: The Last Plane Out of Berlin
     

Sidney Cotton: The Last Plane Out of Berlin

by Jeffrey Watson
 

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Born in Queensland, Sidney Cotton served as a pilot in World War I and over the next twenty years did everything from delivering mail in Newfoundland to entering the world of aerial reconnaissandce on behalf of M16, making numerous spy flights over Germany and Italy. For a time he had the direct support of Churchill but fell out with the authorities because of his

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Born in Queensland, Sidney Cotton served as a pilot in World War I and over the next twenty years did everything from delivering mail in Newfoundland to entering the world of aerial reconnaissandce on behalf of M16, making numerous spy flights over Germany and Italy. For a time he had the direct support of Churchill but fell out with the authorities because of his unorthodox style (which included accepting money to fly people out of Paris as it fell). He ran guns in India after partition and led the high life - but in the end was left bankrupt after oil exploration in Saudi Arabia went wrong.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780733626951
Publisher:
Hachette Australia
Publication date:
03/01/2011
Sold by:
Hachette Digital, Inc.
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
3 MB

Meet the Author

Jeffrey Watson is a respected broadcaster, author and journalist.

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