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Nicky Barr, An Australian Air Ace: A Story of Courage and Adventure
by Peter Dornan
Nicky Barr was not a man who sought danger or adventure, but when he was confronted with it he had the courage to face it - and survive. In 1939, at the age of 23, Nicky Barr was chosen to represent Australia in the national rugby world tour. The day after the squad arrived in England, war was declared and the tour was cancelled. Nicky immediately signed-up to become a ...more
Paperback, 272 pages
Published September 1st 2002 by Allen & Unwin
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To say I haven't finished the book yet about 1/4 of the way through it but will try and put up another review I've finished the book. Currently way I am it's been great so far, and I really like how the author gives you his early years before the story begins. When it gets round to where he's training at Point Cook, I like how he tells you names of people and friends to give you more of the background and life their as well. the part where I'm up to is when he's in the desert against Rommel's ...more