Flying Flak Alley: Personal Accounts of World War II Bomber Crew Combat (Paperback)Alan L. Griggs (editor)
Paperback 267 Pages / Published: 30/10/2008
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Air warfare was a decisive component of World War II, especially in western Europe and over Japan, where Allied bombers damaged 66 of the country's largest cities. The guts and glory of the bomber crews came, however, with a high casualty rate which had only improved marginally by the war's end. Descriptions of the bombers' harrowing missions told from the firsthand perspective of their pilots, navigators, bombardiers and gunners create the immediacy of a single person's experience during one of America's most daring military expeditions. A short biography of each veteran accompanies these tales of typical and not-so-typical missions.
Publisher: McFarland & Co Inc
Number of pages: 267
Weight: 476 g
Dimensions: 253 x 177 x 14 mm
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