Deadly Sky: The American Combat Airman in World War II

Deadly Sky: The American Combat Airman in World War II

by John C. McManus, John C. McManus
     
 

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In this book, WWII airmen of all ranks candidly speak on all aspects of their experiences--the missions and the planes they flew; their enemies; the places they saw and people they met; their morale, fears, and leadership; and the aerial brotherhood that sustained them. See more details below

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In this book, WWII airmen of all ranks candidly speak on all aspects of their experiences--the missions and the planes they flew; their enemies; the places they saw and people they met; their morale, fears, and leadership; and the aerial brotherhood that sustained them.

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Deadly Sky surveys the American combat airman in World War II, considering their battles and the special dangers of manned air flights of the times. From flying missions to leadership changes and notable individuals, this provides an excellent review of military efforts in the air.

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ISBN-13:
9780891416784
Publisher:
Random House Publishing Group
Publication date:
02/22/2000
Pages:
464
Sales rank:
1,287,705
Product dimensions:
5.86(w) x 8.83(h) x 1.17(d)
Lexile:
1120L (what's this?)

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