Touching the Face of God

"Touching the Face of God" is the fascinating true story of John Gillespie Magee, Jr., author of the poem "High Flight.

Touching the Face of God

Touching the Face of God

"Touching the Face of God" is the fascinating true story of John Gillespie Magee, Jr., author of the poem "High Flight." Magee composed his famous poem while serving with the Royal Canadian Air Force in England during World War II. Magee's "High Flight" gathered world-wide notice from such luminaries as Winston Churchill, King George IV, Helen Keller, Orson Welles, Tyrone Power, and Katherine Hepburn. The poem has been used countless times in music, books, movies and speeches. The history of John Magee and his famous poem have been told several times, but this book seeks to tell his complete and compelling story. From his birth in China to his entrance into WWII as a combat pilot, "Touching the Face of God" is a story of true love, courage, compassion and commitment.

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To Touch the Face of God
Language: en
Pages: 229
Authors: Kendrick Oliver
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013 - Publisher: JHU Press

“In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth . . .” In 1968 the world watched as Earth rose over the moonscape, televised from the orbiting Apollo 8 mission capsule. Radioing back to Houston on Christmas Eve, astronauts recited the first ten verses from the book of Genesis.
Touching the Face of God
Language: en
Pages: 372
Authors: Ray Haas
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-09-01 - Publisher:

"Touching the Face of God" is the fascinating true story of John Gillespie Magee, Jr., author of the poem "High Flight." Magee composed his famous poem while serving with the Royal Canadian Air Force in England during World War II. Magee's "High Flight" gathered world-wide notice from such luminaries as
Touching the Face of God
Language: en
Pages: 146
Authors: Harold Klemp
Categories: Body, Mind & Spirit
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher:

Within each page of this masterful work you will discover the secrets of life, love, and God. You will learn how to recognize the divine in every moment of your life.
Touch the Face of God
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Robert Vaughan
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002-02-10 - Publisher: Thomas Nelson

This inspirational novel explores the drama, sweep, and grandeur of World War II--those who fought it overseas and those who lived through it on the home front--and a time when faith in God was our national security. "Oh, I have slipped the surly bonds of earth . . . Put
Touching the Face of God
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Bob Russell
Categories: Air pilots
Type: BOOK - Published: 1991-12-01 - Publisher: Vital Issues Press

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