Test of Battle

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From the author of Apprentice Warrior comes a story of the odds a special breed of men faced when air battle first came of age: wings and engines that fell apart without warning; guns that jammed; toxic fumes, nausea, noise, vibration, g-forces, frostbite, windburn, fear, insomnia and chronic exhaustion.
In this story David Harrison surmounts these odds to meet the two great tests of battle: leaving home to search for his warrior self and his ...
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Overview

From the author of Apprentice Warrior comes a story of the odds a special breed of men faced when air battle first came of age: wings and engines that fell apart without warning; guns that jammed; toxic fumes, nausea, noise, vibration, g-forces, frostbite, windburn, fear, insomnia and chronic exhaustion.
In this story David Harrison surmounts these odds to meet the two great tests of battle: leaving home to search for his warrior self and his struggle to return home after he finds it.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780925776112
  • Publisher: Cogent Publishing
  • Publication date: 8/1/2006
  • Pages: 460
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.02 (d)

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  • Posted January 26, 2013

    I cannot easily put this book down, from the stunning power of t

    I cannot easily put this book down, from the stunning power of the first pages' dream, carving out the ferocious themes of making life and death mistakes/errors, guilt and murder, I was hooked.  The atmosphere of war, fear and overstrain and breaking are palpable.  Strong arguments against the destruction and waste of war come home to me forcefully by this author's writing.  On the other side is massive war stimulus to invention and production, and the high intensity of bonding and purpose, so that many who survive and exit wars are forever searching for the 'morale' equivalent of war so that they can again feel alive and massively useful to the larger whole.  It is a strange equation and the author has presented it exquisitely for my [the reader's] exploration within him or herself.  A great service, I think.  Marketing wise, me who knows nothing, feels the books in this entire series could be promoted more to the new awakening audience, in addition to political and military insiders.  Take advantage of all the 'homeopathic learning' you can- intense vibrational experiencing and derivation of the lessons, as if you were there were there, withou

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