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ID
c105
Title
"Men Who Fly Above Fear."
Genre
Essay
Page Count
2
Word Count
1200
Publisher
New York Times
Publication Year
1943
Document Types
Full-text Online
Topics
Pilots

An essay on the specialized lingo of war pilots, and its reflection of "the calm confidence born of the conquest of fear," published about two years after Bates's induction into the Royal Air Force as a writer of the Flying Officer X stories. In the New York Times Magazine (September 5, 1943, pp. 8-9).


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