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Re: My just released book
« Reply #15 on: January 16, 2015, 07:00:32 AM »
Also if you want to check out my book website about the book.  Yes and I'll be happy to send signed copies when I get them printed.

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« Reply #16 on: January 16, 2015, 07:03:59 AM »
My father-in-law said he was always more worried about landing, especially at night than on the bombing runs. He flew a dive bomber......kind of puts the landing danger in perspective....flying straight down at a ship that has every gun on it shooting at you is less scary than landing?
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Re: My just released book
« Reply #17 on: January 16, 2015, 07:12:48 AM »
My father-in-law said he was always more worried about landing, especially at night than on the bombing runs. He flew a dive bomber......kind of puts the landing danger in perspective....flying straight down at a ship that has every gun on it shooting bullets at you is less scary than landing?

And pulling out of that dive with no hydraulic controls. 

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Re: My just released book
« Reply #18 on: January 16, 2015, 07:36:58 AM »
I  bought  it, but I'm  in the  middle  of  reading  the  Martian. I just  don't  know  which  to read .

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« Reply #19 on: January 16, 2015, 08:01:16 AM »
I  bought  it, but I'm  in the  middle  of  reading  the  Martian. I just  don't  know  which  to read .

Thanks.  Well finish the Martian.  It's a page turner.  Thanks to PBill I'm hooked on it. 

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« Reply #20 on: January 16, 2015, 10:17:23 AM »
Guys, buy this. The stories are pretty mind blowing. Our friend here has seen a few adventures.

Congrats man, now let's get it made into a film.
I couldn't help but thinking the same thing after reading the draft.  Headmount goes from one incredible setting to another, from watching a war break out from a hotel bar with the arms dealers who supplied both sides, to some of the most amazingly scenic spots on earth.  I'd watch the movie just for the locations, even without the story.  Only thing is they may have to cut out some of what actually happened to keep it seeming credible. 

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« Reply #21 on: January 16, 2015, 02:32:04 PM »
Yup.  My father never talked about his experiences as a dive bomber.  However, I did have a chat with another older gentleman who was a WWII vet maybe 20 years ago who talked about how flimsy the planes were and surviving the landings and takeoffs from the carriers were as hazardous if not more so than being in the air and being shot at.

I don't have a kindle, but a Sony Reader, so if you get your book in ePub or PDF let us know and I will buy a copy.
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« Reply #22 on: January 16, 2015, 06:43:19 PM »
PDX, that is true. Long about '68 it gets pretty unbelievable. (I think that's Aspen) but the end really got me. I want directions to that island some day Bill.

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« Reply #23 on: January 16, 2015, 07:57:09 PM »
Well did you ever have a pal who every time you hung with him something sketchy might occur?  That was my brother Mike.  It was always scary and exciting at the same time.  I was looking to toe the line like every other kid from that time but it just didn't turn out that way.

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« Reply #24 on: January 17, 2015, 08:07:03 AM »
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I don't have a kindle, but a Sony Reader, so if you get your book in ePub or PDF let us know and I will buy a copy.

SUPcheat, I have the Samsung Nook and I downloaded the Kindle App. I works pretty good and allowed me to read Pono's and Headmount's books. Another option is to download calibre-e-book management ( http://calibre-ebook.com/) which allows you to conver any ebook formate to any other ebook format andshare it with any ebook reader.

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« Reply #25 on: January 17, 2015, 09:01:36 AM »
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I don't have a kindle, but a Sony Reader, so if you get your book in ePub or PDF let us know and I will buy a copy.

SUPcheat, I have the Samsung Nook and I downloaded the Kindle App. I works pretty good and allowed me to read Pono's and Headmount's books. Another option is to download calibre-e-book management ( http://calibre-ebook.com/) which allows you to conver any ebook formate to any other ebook format andshare it with any ebook reader.

Tom this is great.  I try to convince (dead tree ala Spookini) print people how great these readers are and realize there are many out there.  The fact that Nook can download Kindle app is fantastic.  Thanks

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« Reply #26 on: January 17, 2015, 09:04:44 AM »
Another 67 year old dead tree guy wants hardcopy!
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« Reply #27 on: January 17, 2015, 09:08:02 AM »
Another 67 year old dead tree guy wants hardcopy!

I hear the call for print and am working on it.  One option is createspace which I've heard and read is lower quality.  Something like Bookbaby presents many choices on paper and binding.

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« Reply #28 on: January 17, 2015, 09:58:56 AM »
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I don't have a kindle, but a Sony Reader, so if you get your book in ePub or PDF let us know and I will buy a copy.

SUPcheat, I have the Samsung Nook and I downloaded the Kindle App. I works pretty good and allowed me to read Pono's and Headmount's books. Another option is to download calibre-e-book management ( http://calibre-ebook.com/) which allows you to conver any ebook formate to any other ebook format andshare it with any ebook reader.

Thanks, Tom, I'll buy it from Amazon and see if I can convert it.

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Re: My just released book
« Reply #29 on: January 17, 2015, 03:13:21 PM »
Another request for a print copy here Bill.  Looks like a great read. 
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