What would you do if your role model described you as “the greatest stick-and-rudder man who ever live, the first pilot to fly and land an airplane using tools only”? General James “Jimmy” Doolittle who said that about another aviation legend, Bob Hoover, who stated: “Jimmy Doolittle was my idol, I wanted to be just like him”. The fact that his own idol said that about him is enough to make him a legend. Nevertheless, with his continuous handwork, daring personality, and extraordinary skills, he became a hero that every pilot looks up to and wishes to learn from him. He was a fighter pilot in World War II and in the Korean War.
Even though he used his hatchet, he dove down to get it and he dragged to the raft. He also was smart enough to come up with the plan and think out cutting the metal and getting the pack. Though he was just awarded more supplies for completing the task, he proves that he is his most valuable asset. To conclude, in the book Hatchet, Brian, the sole survivor of a plane crash, survives in the Canadian wilderness by himself and learn that he is his most valuable asset. This is the main theme of the story and is strongly shown when he flies and lands the plane, when he makes fire, and when he retrieves the survival pack from the icy depths of the lake.
Francis Gary Powers was shot down over Russia in a secret spy plane mission. The Soviet Union charged him with espionage on July 8, 1960. Francis was 30 years old and a veteran of the Korean War he flew the spy-plane named the U-2 it could also reach the altitude of 80,000. It also had the best camera to get photos from the edge of the atmosphere. He was over the Sverdlovsk and the soviets shot him down.
William A. Bishop was born on February 8, 1894 in Owen Sound, Ontario. He was an observer and a flying ace in World War I and an air marshal for the RCAF during World War II. He attended the Royal Military College and enlisted into the Canadian Mounted Rifles after World War I began. He decided to transfer to the Royal Flying Corps due to poor trench war conditions and became a successful ace fighter pilot after being an observer for 4 months. After the war, Billy starts tours in America about his wartime experiences.
LOST in the Pacific, 1942 The book my report is over is " LOST in the PACIFIC, 1942" ,the author of said book is Tod Olson. This is a true story of survival that captivated a nation at war. This takes place during World War II, October 21, 1942. A group of World War II soldiers crash landed a B-171 bomber in the pacific and were left to survive with no food or water on tiny inflatable rafts. The water was shark invested and was close to near enemy territory.
Thematic Connection: I think the connection in this book was to value family. I think this was a reminder that anything bad could happen unexpectedly to a loved one. There were several horrors that day such as four plane crashes and thousands of lives lost. Not only were there thousands of lives lost but many families had to mourn over their losses. People should live their lives to the fullest and be happy with every moment.
Then after what felt like hours of flying in a tin can of a plane, we start hearing voices over the radio but the person on the other in of the radio was not speaking english. It sounded more Russian than any other language but way is there Russians on the other end of our radio? Anyways it finally stop and we continued our mission. By this time the Fighter escort had to turn around and head back to base, we are all alone against the German Luftwaffe. We finally made it past the French borders and on our way to
Breaking through uncertainty-welcoming adversity by Jim McCormick teaches us not to gave up. He takes dangerous risks with life-threatening situations. He renewed his confidence when and accident occurred on his 2123rd jump. His this jump signifies, he is well experienced in skydiving. On his this jump lines of parachute got twisted and his life was in danger.
Child labor exists even though laws eliminate it. There are many reasons that cause child labor: Poverty and unemployment levels are high – As you see, the most of employed children work in less developed countries by economy. In such countries poor families and children may rely upon child labor in order to improve their chances of attaining basic necessities. According to U.N statistics more than one-fourth of the people around the world live in poverty that is caused by the high unemployment levels. Free education is limited – U.N estimated that approximately 75 million children were not attending school.
In 2013, approximately 2.3m or just over 10% of all English households were in this category. (Department of Energy and Climate Change, 2014). Food poverty, as defined as “the inability to afford, or to have access to, food to make up a healthy diet” is another useful concept (Department of Health, 2005). Although the UK is the seventh richest country in the world, some people here struggle to pay for food. One in 6 parents have gone without food themselves in order to be able to feed their families.