Wind up the helicopter toy, place it on one of the tracks and watch it zoom around as its crew rescues children stranded on some rocks at the seaside, lands in snowy mountains to help a skier who has fallen badly, collects an injured worker from an oil rig and returns to the helipad at the hospital where it's based. An ideal gift that will delight and entertain little children again and again.
-- Sunken treasure, prison ships, Nazi submarines, the Bermuda triangle -- Stories of thirty of the most interesting of the thousands of Florida shipwrecks -- Each shipwreck story has a map pinpointing its location and a full-color painting by renowned artist William L. Trotter
Presents the story of three men shipwrecked during a storm in the Gulf Stream and the four men on a Coast Guard helicopter who rescued them, as survivors and rescuers battle monster waves and perilous wind conditions.
Naval aviator Dan McKinnon recounts the dramatic at-sea rescues conducted during his anything-but-peaceful peacetime service in the US Navy from 1956-1959. Rescue accounts include an ejected test-pilot; a crew member washed overboard their air carrier flight deck; and an amazing mission in the Red China Seas. The long shipboard assignments common to Navy history of time period are also portrayed along with details of flight training and survival training.
Three of Sir Ranulph Fiennes acclaimed bestsellers in one eBook collection – his epic biography of CAPTAIN SCOTT (‘Fiennes own experiences allow him to write vividly and with empathy’ Daily Mail); his enthralling autobiography, MAD, BAD AND DANGEROUS TO KNOW (‘The memoir of a supreme sportsman, an uber-earthling who could show the Martians a thing or two about what the best of us can achieve’ Financial Times); and the story of his unconventional, extraordinary family, MAD DOGS AND ENGLISHMEN (‘History at its best and most approachable’ Country Life).