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Michael Collins

Rex Taylor

Michael Collins

by Rex Taylor

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Published by New English Library in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Collins, Michael, -- 1890-1922

  • Edition Notes

    First pub. 1958.

    Statementby Rex Taylor.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA965.C6
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14617972M

    The inscription reads, "To Suzae From Michael Collins all the best." The bok is in fine condition. The jacket is in very good, with shelf wear, circular scratches on the front, a small glue residue stain on the back, and bumping along top edges and corners. Nevertheless, Michael Collins satisfactorily achieves his objectives, by writing a book that the layman will understand completely and thoroughly enjoy. His test flying and astronaut career are comprehensively covered in a very skilled written style/5().

      Michael Collins was born in Rome, Italy on Octo Inspired by John Glenn, he was chosen by NASA to be part of the third group of astronauts. His first spaceflight was the Gemini Michael Collins died during Ireland's Civil War at a place called Béal na mBláth - not far from Woodfield, Clonakilty, Co. Cork where he was born just over 31 year earlier. The ambush was commanded by Tom Hales and Liam Deasy, both of whom were former friends and comrades in arms of the ‘Big Fella’.

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