[solo] The Hurricane Hunters by Ivan R Tannehill - dc

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david wales
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Post by david wales » June 14th, 2019, 8:59 am

The Hurricane Hunters by Ivan Ray Tannehill (1890 - 1959).


This 1955 book by an acknowledged authority (1890-1959) is an absorbing account of meteorology before the advent of weather satellites. “This is the lively account of the hair-raising experiences of the men who have probed by sea and air into the inner mysteries of the world’s most terrible storms…. Here is the first intimate revelation of what the human eye and the most modern radars see in the violent regions of the tropical vortex. The descriptions of the activities of these valiant scouts of the storms are taken from personal interviews with military flyers and weathermen who have risked their lives in the furious blasts in all parts of the hurricane. The author has made a special study of hurricanes for over forty years. He has served with the Weather Bureau as chief of the marine division, chief of all forecasting and reporting and assistant chief of the Bureau, in charge of its technical operations.” ( Advertisement in the book and David Wales)
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    Genres for the project: *Non-fiction/Science; *Non-fiction/Nature; *Non-fiction/Science/Earth Sciences; *Non-fiction/Technology & Engineering

    Keywords that describe the book: weather, meteorology, hurricanes, storms, forecasting, mid-twentieth century, atlantic ocean, meteorological aircraft

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david wales
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Post by david wales » June 14th, 2019, 9:00 am

Dave at craigdav1 says he will dpl/mc. Thanks!!
Peace, David

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Post by craigdav1 » June 14th, 2019, 10:05 am

MW coming up.

edit: Let me know if any changes are needed.

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Post by craigdav1 » June 14th, 2019, 6:12 pm

Moving to Going Solo forum.

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