Till We Meet Again Author:Judith Krantz For the hundreds of wormen pilots, from than a dozen countries, who flew in the British Air Transport Auxiliary from September 1939 through November 1945. These splendid wormen joined in the essential job of ferrying aircraft of the Royal Navy and thr Royal Air Force throughout the British Isles, proving that wormen could fly anything with wing... more »s, from fighter planes to four-engined bombers with skill, valor and anoutstanding safety record.
Eve Coudert held out her five-franc note to the tichet seller. She gave him a nonchalant smile as she paid for a ride in the hot-air balloon that lay tethered on the huge field of Lo Maladiere, outside of Dijon, where the great Air Show of 1910 was in its last day.
"You're alone, Madamoiselle?" he asked in surprise. It was rare to see such a young woman unaccompanied, particularly one so appetizing. He eyed her with interest, taking a rapid, knowing inventory of her charms. Under the brim of her straw hat, she looked up at him with gray eyes, dark enough to snare the devil, under brows that flew upward, as slanted as a pair of wings. Her heavy chignon revealed hair that was some unnamable but intoxicating shade between red and gold, and her full, smiling mouth was as naturally rosy as her cheeks.
"My husband is afraid of heights, Monsieur," she said, and added a delicate shade of meaning to her smile whih told the ticket selller that she understood full well that he himself wasn't afraid of heights and that she admired him for his courage.« less