Beirne Lay, JR.

Beirne Lay, JR.

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Beirne Lay, Jr., was an author, aviation writer, Hollywood screenwriter, and combat veteran of World War II with the U.S. Army Air Forces. He is best known for his collaboration with Sy Bartlett in authoring the novel Twelve O'Clock High and adapting it into a major film. Born September 1, 1909, in Berkeley Springs, West Virginia, Lay attended St. Paul's School in Concord, New Hampshire, and Yale University, graduating with a B.A. in English in 1931. As an undergraduate he boxed and rowed. He enlisted in the United States Army in July 1932 and began pilot training at Randolph Field, Texas. In June 1933, he earned his pilot's wings and was commissioned a second lieutenant in the Army Reserve at Kelly Field, Texas
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  • Paperback | 148 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 227g
  • Ject Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134966959
  • 9786134966955