Wild Blue: The Men and Boys Who Flew the B-24s over Germany 1944-45

Wild Blue: The Men and Boys Who Flew the B-24s over Germany 1944-45

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Paperback, Touchstone Books, 2002, ISBN # 0743223098
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Examines the lives of the pilots, bombardiers, navigators, and gunners chosen by the Air Force to embark on the most dangerous missions during World War II.

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Examines the lives of the pilots, bombardiers, navigators, and gunners chosen by the Air Force to embark on the most dangerous missions during World War II.

Stephen Ambrose is the acknowledged dean of the historians of World War II in Europe. In three highly acclaimed, bestselling volumes, he has told the story of the bravery, steadfastness, and ingenuity of the ordinary young men, the citizen soldiers, who fought the enemy to a standstill -- the band of brothers who endured together.
The very young men who flew the B-24s over Germany in World War II against terrible odds were yet another exceptional band of brothers, and, in "The Wild Blue, " Ambrose recounts their extraordinary brand of heroism, skill, daring, and comradeship with the same vivid detail and affection. With his remarkable gift for bringing alive the action and tension of combat, Ambrose carries us along in the crowded, uncomfortable, and dangerous B-24s as their crews fought to the death through thick black smoke and deadly flak to reach their targets and destroy the German war machine.

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Number of Pages: 299
Original Languages: English
Subject: WORLD WAR, 1939-1945_AERIAL OPERATIONS, AMERICAN ,  MCGOVERN, GEORGE S. (GEORGE STANLEY), 1922-2012 ,  UNITED STATES_ARMY_BIOGRAPHY ,  UNITED STATES_ARMY AIR FORCES
Author: Ambrose, Stephen E.
Target Audience: Trade
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
ISBN-13: 9780743223096
Assembled Product Dimensions (L x W x H): 6.00 x 9.00 x 0.75 Inches
ISBN-10: 0743223098
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