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"Half a Wing, Three Engines and a Prayer"

♥ Book Title : Half a Wing, Three Engines and a Prayer
♣ Name Author : Brian O'Neill
∞ Launching : 1999-05-21
◊ Info ISBN Link : 9780071640657
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 0071640657
⊕ Number Pages : Total 454 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : "Incorporating a wealth of new material, here is the riveting story of the bombing raids that broke the back of Nazi Germany, praised as "a well-researched, highly readable account of a B-17 combat crew's experience ... excellent." (Roger A. Freeman, author of The Mighty Eighth)"Article| Brian O'Neill| Statement ..."

"B-17 Combat Missions"

♥ Book Title : B-17 Combat Missions
♣ Name Author : M. Bowman
∞ Launching : 2007
◊ Info ISBN Link : 185367754X
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 9781853677540
⊕ Number Pages : Total 156 sheet

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"Yanks Over Europe"

♥ Book Title : Yanks Over Europe
♣ Name Author : Jerome Klinkowitz
∞ Launching : 2015-01-13
◊ Info ISBN Link : 9780813161570
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 0813161576
⊕ Number Pages : Total 160 sheet
♮ News id : DrMfBgAAQBAJ

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☯ Full Synopsis : "Contrasts between fighter combat and the bombers' war support Klinkowitz's belief that notions of the air war were determined by one's position in it. He extends his thesis by showing the vastly different style of air war described by veterans of the North African and Mediterranean campaigns and concludes by studying the effects of such combat on adversaries and victims. Air combat, Klinkowitz writes, offers a unique perspective on the nature of war. The experience of combat has inspired authors to combine exquisite descriptions with probing thoughtfulness, covering the full range of human expression from exultation to heartbreak. Here is a tightly drawn, highly readable account of the European air war."Article| Jerome Klinkowitz| Statement ..."

"Courage and Air Warfare"

♥ Book Title : Courage and Air Warfare
♣ Name Author : Mark K. Wells
∞ Launching : 1995
◊ Info ISBN Link : 0714646180
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 9780714646183
⊕ Number Pages : Total 240 sheet
♮ News id : 05r3KO7OXhEC

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☯ Full Synopsis : "Despite the quantity of material written about the Combined Bomber Offensive during the Second World War, the full human dimension of air combat has not been thoroughly explored. This book investigates the unique nature of aerial warfare and the men who took part. It analyses aircrew selection, reaction to combat, adaptability to stress, morale, leadership and combat effectiveness. First-hand reflections of combat flyers, published materials, reports and official documents are used to compare the efforts of the US Eighth Air Force and RAF Bomber Command. There is an important reason for this comparative method. Although the Allied effort involved two separate air forces, two different philosophical concepts and two distinct approaches, both organizations were committed to a common goal. Comparing the two allows insights into the nature of air combat and its effects on aviators. Aircrew attitudes and motivation are examined, as are the physical and mental hardships which affected aircrew morale, cohesion and combat effectiveness."Article| Mark K. Wells| Statement ..."

"Secrets In The Sky"

♥ Book Title : Secrets In The Sky
♣ Name Author : Melinda Rice
∞ Launching : 2001-02-26
◊ Info ISBN Link : 9781556227875
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 1556227876
⊕ Number Pages : Total 116 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : "While her brother is off flying planes for the Air Corps, twelve-year-old Bethany becomes involved with women training with the Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASPS) right in her hometown of Sweetwater, Texas."Article| Melinda Rice| Statement ..."

"Finding a Fallen Hero"

♥ Book Title : Finding a Fallen Hero
♣ Name Author : Bob Korkuc
∞ Launching : 2014-10-22
◊ Info ISBN Link : 9780806185842
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 0806185848
⊕ Number Pages : Total 272 sheet
♮ News id : 5HsCBQAAQBAJ

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☯ Full Synopsis : "An author’s quest to discover what really happened to his uncle in World War II To all appearances, Anthony “Tony” Korkuc was just another casualty of World War II. A gunner on a B-17 Flying Fortress, Korkuc was lost on a bombing mission over Germany, and his family believed that his body had never been recovered. But when they learned in 1995 that Tony was actually buried at Arlington National Cemetery, his nephew Bob Korkuc set out on a seven-year quest to learn the true fate of an uncle he never knew. Finding a Fallen Hero is a compelling story that blends a wartime drama with a primer on specialized research. Author Bob Korkuc initially set out to learn how his Uncle Tony came to rest at Arlington. In the process, he also unraveled the mystery of what occurred over the skies of Germany half a century ago. Korkuc dug up military documents and private letters and interviewed people in both the United States and Germany. He tracked down surviving crewmembers and even found the brother of the Luftwaffe pilot who downed the B-17. Dozens of photographs help readers envision both Tony Korkuc’s fateful flight and his nephew’s dogged search for the truth. A gripping chronicle of exhaustive research, Finding a Fallen Hero will strike a chord with any reader who has lost a family member to war. And it will inspire others to satisfy their own unanswered questions."Article| Bob Korkuc| Statement ..."

"Dead Engine Kids"

♥ Book Title : Dead Engine Kids
♣ Name Author : John J. Briol
∞ Launching : 1993-01-01
◊ Info ISBN Link : 0963790900
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 9780963790903
⊕ Number Pages : Total 216 sheet
♮ News id : zWINAAAACAAJ

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"Mission 85"

♥ Book Title : Mission 85
♣ Name Author : Ivo De Jong
∞ Launching : 2013-03-01
◊ Info ISBN Link : 9780811749855
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 0811749851
⊕ Number Pages : Total 240 sheet
♮ News id : F9a3DAAAQBAJ

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☯ Full Synopsis : "Minute-by-minute chronicle of the U.S. Eighth Air Force's bombing mission against German airfields in Holland."Article| Ivo De Jong| Statement ..."

"The Man Who Flew the Memphis Belle"

♥ Book Title : The Man Who Flew the Memphis Belle
♣ Name Author : Robert Morgan
∞ Launching : 2011
◊ Info ISBN Link : 0451233522
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 9780451233523
⊕ Number Pages : Total 388 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : "'A BOOK THAT NEEDED TO BE WRITTEN WHILE THE BEST MAN TO WRITE IT STILL COULD.' - BOOKLIST THE RIVERTING FIRSTHAND ACCOUNT OF A PILOT, HIS CREW, AND HIS LEGENDARY AIRPLANE - WRITTEN WITH RON POWERS, COWRITER OF THE # 1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER FLAGS OF OUR FATHERS A powerful chronicle of loyalty, love, and heroism under fire, this is the unforgettable memoir of a member of the Greatest Generation who fought in America's greatest battles-and of the war one man waged both in and out of the skies. High-spirited Robert Morgan was transformed from a fast-living, privileged playboy who grew up hobnobbing with the Vanderbilts into a steel-nerved pilot forged in the cauldron of World War II's most dangerous and desperate aerial encounters. This is the triumphant tale of that transformation-and of the plane and crew that never failed to bring him back home. 'AS THE MOST CELEBRATED AMERICAN BOMBER PILOT OF WORLD WAR II, ROBERT MORGAN HAS A REMARKABLE STORY TO TELL, AND HE TELLS IT CANDINLY AND LUCIDLY IN AMAZINGLY RECALLED DETAIL.' - BRIG. GEN. HENRY C. HUGLIN, USAF, RET."Article| Robert Morgan| Statement ..."

"B-17s Over Berlin"

♥ Book Title : B-17s Over Berlin
♣ Name Author : Ian Hawkins
∞ Launching : 2005
◊ Info ISBN Link : 1574888420
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 9781574888423
⊕ Number Pages : Total 424 sheet
♮ News id : tFThIwAACAAJ

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☯ Full Synopsis : ""The best collection of firsthand battle stories I have read." -Air Power History"Article| Ian Hawkins| Statement ..."

"Battle of Britain Illustrated"

♥ Book Title : Battle of Britain Illustrated
♣ Name Author : Paul Patrick Jacobs
∞ Launching : 2003
◊ Info ISBN Link : 0071385452
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 9780071385459
⊕ Number Pages : Total 352 sheet
♮ News id : 0dBzQgAACAAJ

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☯ Full Synopsis : "Illustrated with art, technical drawings, maps and period photographs of one of history's most famous battles, this volume provides a retelling of the Battle of Britain. The authors link four major perspectives: historical, tactical, technical and artistic."Article| Paul Patrick Jacobs| Statement ..."

"B-17, Fortress at War"

♥ Book Title : B-17, Fortress at War
♣ Name Author : Roger A. Freeman
∞ Launching : 1977
◊ Info ISBN Link : IND:39000002806151
⊗ Detail ISBN code :
⊕ Number Pages : Total 185 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : ""Article| Roger A. Freeman| Statement ..."