Falling Through Space Author:Richard Hillary "I, Richard Hillary, was of England's Oxford Generation which on September 3, 1939, went to war. Disillusioned and spoiled, referred to as The Lost Generation, we were without any Holy Grail until the war provided it in what seemed a delightfully palatable form. For myself, I was glad for purely selfish reasons. As a fighter pilot I hoped for a ... more »concentration of amusement, fear, and exaltation which I had little chance of experiencing in another form of existence."
"Hillary adds luster to the literature of World War II." -NEW YORK TIMES« less