By Kristen Alexander
Blending sound examine with enlightening anecdotes, Jack Davenport, Beaufighter Leader charts Jack's improvement from his melancholy early life, to the golf green pilot who had problems finding the objective on his first Bomber Command operations, via to the wonderful pilot who led winning moves opposed to German delivery and the cool and inventive planner of Coastal Command operations within the latter months of the war.
Jack Davenport, Beaufighter chief recounts the lifetime of an Australian hero. Jack kept the lives of his group from a near-fatal spin and rescued a pilot from a blazing airplane; he flew with reference to well-armed enemy vessels to drop his torpedoes; and led huge formations within the slender confines of the Norwegian fjords to effectively assault enemy delivery. yet there's extra to heroism than simply braveness and courageous deeds; Jack's profession additionally encompassed the heroism of conviction, accountability, accountability and commitment to service.
Kristen Alexander has written the definitive biography of Clive Caldwell, Australia's so much winning fighter pilot of worldwide conflict II. In Jack Davenport, Beaufighter chief Kristen Alexander offers the lifetime of one other brave and encouraging Australian WWII pilot.