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  • Hardcover
  • 464
  • Devotion
  • Adam Makos
  • en
  • 24 August 2020
  • 9780804176583

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Adam Makos ñ 6 free download free read Å PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ñ Adam Makos read Devotion For readers of Unbroken and The Boys in the Boat comes an unforgettable tale of courage from America’s “forgotten war” in Korea by the New York Times bestselling author of A Higher Call   Devotion tells the inspirational story of the US Navy’s most famous aviator duo Lieutenant Tom Hudner a white New Englander from the country club scene and Ensign Jesse Brown an African American sharecropper’s son from Mississippi Tom passed up Harvard to fly fighter planes for his country Jesse became the navy’s first black carrier pilot to. Another winner by Adam Makos I enjoyed Spearhead so much that I downloaded every book I could find by the same author Devotion was the third of four books by Makos that I read back to back Once again I was thoroughly entertained and the reading never felt like it was a chore The setting for this book is the Korean War and the focus is two Corsair pilots from the carrier Leyte One was Ensign Jesse Brown the son of a black sharecropper Makos describes Jesse as the Jackie Robinson of Naval Aviation because he broke the color barrier as the first black naval aviator The other was Lieutenant Tom Hudner an affluent heir to a supermarket chain These two aviators couldn t have come from diverse backgrounds but that didn t matter They were comrades in arms They say that there are no atheists in a fighting hole I would like to add that there are no racists either The suadron loved and respected Ensign Brown Even the Leyte s skipper whose father was a prominent politician in the era of the Jim Crow South and an ardent segregationist had nothing but good things to say about Ensign Brown Devotion is mostly an upbeat story with a sad ending There is the typical gallows humor that can be found in all of Makos books With the exception of the last letter that Jesse Brown wrote to his wife Daisy the story really never gets too sappy Also Makos refrains from taking a sanctimonious attitude Jesse was a great pilot and even though Tom outranked Jesse Jesse was the section leader because he had flying time A few things I learned about the Corsairs They were difficult to land on a carrier deck because long nose caused visibility problems and the pilot had to feel the tail hook and there were stall issues to deal with Early on Brown nearly killed himself when he made the transition to the Corsair and made his first carrier landingThe Corsairs were a great weapons platform By the Korean War they were obsolete as pursuit aircraft but they were still outstanding for close air support as fighter bombers Makos gives several examples of this during the fighting in the Chosen Reservoir During the 1st MAR DIV famous advance in another direction close air support was probably one of the biggest reasons that that the Marines weren t overrun by the red devils In addition to the two aviators the author also follows the lives of several Marine infantry men in the Chosin Coincidentally these Marines were stationed on the Leyte or went on the same Mediterranean cruise that Jesse and Tom were on just prior to the outbreak of the Korean War As chance would have it these same Marines found themselves cutoff in the Chosin Resevoir outnumbered 10 1 Pilots like Tom and Jesse came to their aid day and night and Makos give you their perspective as well There is a really odd part of this story when a wounded Marine is taken prisoner by the Chinese Prior to the war the young Marine was offered a professional baseball contract but he turned it down Instead he chose to serve his country and now he is wounded and frost bit in some desolate God forsaken section of Korea The Chinese wanted his cigarettes and Marine tells then that they are going to have to kill him These Chinese had previously fought for the Chinese Nationals and they were familiar with the China Marines stationed in Shanghai from 1927 1941 Luckily these Chinese had a high opinion of the Marine Corps and they didn t kill him or take his cigarettes He escaped when the Corsairs few over and the Chinese scattered to the wind shouting Corsairs The young man survived but he would never play competitive baseball again This is another good read by Mr Makos I can t wait till his next project He has a fan in me 4 stars Catalina y Catalina unforgettable tale of courage from America’s “forgotten war” in Korea by the New York Times bestselling author of A Higher Call   Devotion tells the inspirational story of the US Navy’s most famous aviator duo Lieutenant Tom Hudner a white New Englander from the country club scene and Ensign Jesse Brown an African American sharecropper’s son from Mississippi Tom passed A lingua de fora up Harvard to fly fighter planes for his country Jesse became the navy’s first black carrier pilot to. Another winner by Adam Makos I enjoyed Spearhead so much that I downloaded every book I could find by the same author Devotion was the third of four books by Makos that I read back to back Once again I was thoroughly entertained and the reading never felt like it was a chore The setting for this book is the Korean War and the focus is two Corsair pilots from the carrier Leyte One was Ensign Jesse Brown the son of a black sharecropper Makos describes Jesse as the Jackie Robinson of Naval Aviation because he broke the color barrier as the first black naval aviator The other was Lieutenant Tom Hudner an affluent heir to a supermarket chain These two aviators couldn t have come from diverse backgrounds but that didn t matter They were comrades in arms They say that there are no atheists in a fighting hole I would like to add that there are no racists either The suadron loved and respected Ensign Brown Even the Leyte s skipper whose father was a prominent politician in the era of the Jim Crow South and an ardent segregationist had nothing but good things to say about Ensign Brown Devotion is mostly an Govinda The Aryavarta Chronicles #1 upbeat story with a sad ending There is the typical gallows humor that can be found in all of Makos books With the exception of the last letter that Jesse Brown wrote to his wife Daisy the story really never gets too sappy Also Makos refrains from taking a sanctimonious attitude Jesse was a great pilot and even though Tom outranked Jesse Jesse was the section leader because he had flying time A few things I learned about the Corsairs They were difficult to land on a carrier deck because long nose caused visibility problems and the pilot had to feel the tail hook and there were stall issues to deal with Early on Brown nearly killed himself when he made the transition to the Corsair and made his first carrier landingThe Corsairs were a great weapons platform By the Korean War they were obsolete as pursuit aircraft but they were still outstanding for close air support as fighter bombers Makos gives several examples of this during the fighting in the Chosen Reservoir During the 1st MAR DIV famous advance in another direction close air support was probably one of the biggest reasons that that the Marines weren t overrun by the red devils In addition to the two aviators the author also follows the lives of several Marine infantry men in the Chosin Coincidentally these Marines were stationed on the Leyte or went on the same Mediterranean cruise that Jesse and Tom were on just prior to the outbreak of the Korean War As chance would have it these same Marines found themselves cutoff in the Chosin Resevoir outnumbered 10 1 Pilots like Tom and Jesse came to their aid day and night and Makos give you their perspective as well There is a really odd part of this story when a wounded Marine is taken prisoner by the Chinese Prior to the war the young Marine was offered a professional baseball contract but he turned it down Instead he chose to serve his country and now he is wounded and frost bit in some desolate God forsaken section of Korea The Chinese wanted his cigarettes and Marine tells then that they are going to have to kill him These Chinese had previously fought for the Chinese Nationals and they were familiar with the China Marines stationed in Shanghai from 1927 1941 Luckily these Chinese had a high opinion of the Marine Corps and they didn t kill him or take his cigarettes He escaped when the Corsairs few over and the Chinese scattered to the wind shouting Corsairs The young man survived but he would never play competitive baseball again This is another good read by Mr Makos I can t wait till his next project He has a fan in me 4 stars

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Adam Makos ñ 6 free download free read Å PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ñ Adam Makos read Devotion Defend a nation that wouldn’t even serve him in a bar   While much of America remained divided by segregation Jesse and Tom joined forces as wingmen in Fighter Suadron 32 Adam Makos takes us into the cockpit as these bold young aviators cut their teeth at the world’s most dangerous job landing on the deck of an aircraft carrier a line of work that Jesse’s young wife Daisy struggles to accept Then comes the war no one expected in faraway Korea   Devotion brings us into the foxholes with US Marines and soaring overhead with Tom and. Look out and there s an even better military aviationhistory book in townThis book follows the world s forgotten war in Korea and balances fascinating history firsthand accounts real life characters and action perfectlyMeet Jesse Brown history s first black aircraft carrier pilot and supreme badassThis book largely focuses on his experience growing up poor in the racist deep south to becoming one of the first black officers and pilots during the Korean War but also interweaves the stories of a Medal of Honour recipient a medicheavy weapons dude and a guy who turned aside an offer from the Red Sox to join the Marines The book does an excellent job focusing mostly on these characters so it s not bogged down with too much backstory or efforts to include everyone like cough coughOverall Devotion took me on an emotional dogfightIt takes you through heart thumping moments to face leaking ones all while offering fascinating insights into the Korean War and an intense true story involving a kinship that surpassed racial barriers It s amazing non fiction like this that make me wonder why I read so much fantasy The Strain us into the cockpit as these bold young aviators cut their teeth at the world’s most dangerous job landing on the deck of an aircraft carrier a line of work that Jesse’s young wife Daisy struggles to accept Then comes the war no one expected in faraway Korea   Devotion brings Nos trajeron los barcos us into the foxholes with US Marines and soaring overhead with Tom and. Look out and there s an even better military aviationhistory book in townThis book follows the world s forgotten war in Korea and balances fascinating history firsthand accounts real life characters and action perfectlyMeet Jesse Brown history s first black aircraft carrier pilot and supreme badassThis book largely focuses on his experience growing Maria dos Canos Serrados up poor in the racist deep south to becoming one of the first black officers and pilots during the Korean War but also interweaves the stories of a Medal of Honour recipient a medicheavy weapons dude and a guy who turned aside an offer from the Red Sox to join the Marines The book does an excellent job focusing mostly on these characters so it s not bogged down with too much backstory or efforts to include everyone like cough coughOverall Devotion took me on an emotional dogfightIt takes you through heart thumping moments to face leaking ones all while offering fascinating insights into the Korean War and an intense true story involving a kinship that surpassed racial barriers It s amazing non fiction like this that make me wonder why I read so much fantasy

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Adam Makos ñ 6 free download free read Å PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ñ Adam Makos read Devotion Jesse as they battle a North Korean invasion As the fury of the fighting escalates Tom and Jesse fly guns blazing to save a Marine division cornered at the Chosin Reservoir and outnumbered ten to one When one of the duo is shot down behind enemy lines and pinned in his burning plane the other faces an unthinkable choice watch his friend die or attempt history’s most audacious one man rescue mission   A tug at the heartstrings tale of bravery and selflessness Devotion asks How far would you go to save a friend From the Hardcover editio. What an excellent book 4 Stars for this riveting flying story You can put yourself into the cockpit with Tom Hudner or Jesse Brown caught between the sheer thrill of flying a fighter and the tension of flying into battle over North Korea Not just flying and fighting but also you join the Marines at Chosin and the pitched battles after the Chinese join the fight The two fights are brought together on the fateful day that Jesse is shot down and Tom crash lands next to him to try and save him Tom s story is good but Jesse s is all the impressive Where he came from and his family wife siblings are the heart of the book for me Having flown in Korea above and below the clouds in the mountains in bad weather working as an airborne FAC to bring airpower to support the guys on the ground in peacetime admittedly this story was vivid Nos trajeron los barcos unthinkable choice watch his friend die or attempt history’s most audacious one man rescue mission   A tug at the heartstrings tale of bravery and selflessness Devotion asks How far would you go to save a friend From the Hardcover editio. What an excellent book 4 Stars for this riveting flying story You can put yourself into the cockpit with Tom Hudner or Jesse Brown caught between the sheer thrill of flying a fighter and the tension of flying into battle over North Korea Not just flying and fighting but also you join the Marines at Chosin and the pitched battles after the Chinese join the fight The two fights are brought together on the fateful day that Jesse is shot down and Tom crash lands next to him to try and save him Tom s story is good but Jesse s is all the impressive Where he came from and his family wife siblings are the heart of the book for me Having flown in Korea above and below the clouds in the mountains in bad weather working as an airborne FAC to bring airpower to support the guys on the ground in peacetime admittedly this story was vivid