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Lts on body and mind Air combat was deadly but intermittent periods of inactivity and anxiety were followed by short bursts of fire and fear Unlike infantrymen bomber boys slept on clean sheets drank beer in local pubs and danced to the swing music of Glenn Miller's Air Force band which toured US air bases in England But they had a much greater chance of dying than ground soldiers In an American bomber crewman stood only a one in five of the Air ePUB chance of surviving his tour of duty twenty five missions The Eighth Air Force lost men in the war than the US Marine CorpsThe of the Air America's Bomber PDF/EPUB or bomber crews were an elite group of warriors who were a microcosm of America white America anyway African Americans could not serve in the Eighth Air Force except in a support capacity The actor Jimmy Stewart was a bomber bo.

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Masters of the Air America's Bomber Boys Who Fought the Air War Against Nazi GermanyY and so was the King of Hollywood Clark Gable And the air war was filmed by Oscar of the Air America's Bomber PDF/EPUB or winning director William Wyler and covered by reporters like Andy Rooney and Walter Cronkite all of whom flew combat missions with the men The Anglo American bombing campaign against Nazi Germany was the longest military campaign of World War II a war within a war Until Allied soldiers crossed into Germany in the final months of the war it was the only battle fought inside the German homelandStrategic bombing did not win the war but the war could not have been won without it American airpower destroyed the rail facilities and oil refineries that supplied the German war machine The bombing campaign was a shared enterprise the British flew under the cover of night while American bombers attacked by day a techniue that British commanders thought was suicida.

Masters of the Air America's Bomber Boys Who Fought the Air War Against Nazi Germany review å 103 Dr Miller is the John the Air PDF/EPUB Â Henry MacCracken Professor of History at Lafayette College and an expert on World War II among other topics in American history Three of his eight books are on WWII D Days in the Pacific the story of the American re conuest of the Pacific from Imperial Japan; Masters of the Air America’s Bomber Boys Who Fought the Air War Against Nazi Germany ; and The Sto.

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  • Boudewijn

    Masters of the Air America's Bomber Boys Who Fought the Air War Against Nazi Germany review å 103 Masters of the Air America's Bomber Boys Who Fought the Air War Against Nazi GermanyUpdate May 2017 this book is currently turned in an HBO series produced by Spielberg and Hanks This is an extensive read regarding the guys that were in the 8th air force and helped liberate Europe including my country I was awed by their adventures stories and experiences that they had to endure in order to defeat the German Reich particular the LuftwaffeDonald L Miller writes about


  • A. L. Sowards

    Masters of the Air America's Bomber Boys Who Fought the Air War Against Nazi Germany review å 103 Masters of the Air America's Bomber Boys Who Fought the Air War Against Nazi GermanyThis book did an impressive job of covering the air war in Europe focusing on the US Eighth Air Force based in England The parts I most enjoyed were the experiences of the bomber crews but he also covered strategic air theory going into the war the debates and decisions of those higher up Am


  • Mike

    Masters of the Air America's Bomber Boys Who Fought the Air War Against Nazi Germany review å 103 Masters of the Air America's Bomber Boys Who Fought the Air War Against Nazi GermanyHow do we compare this new arena of warfare especially in 1943 to other battles In 1943 an Eighth Air Force crewman had an 80% chance of dying being wounded captured or going missing before completing 25 missions The bombers always got through never stopped by the German defenders This book tells the story of the Eighth Air Force in WWII magnificently 5 Battle Stars all the wayIf you want to understand the air war in WWII over Europe this single volume will give you much of what you need So many aspects of the war are covered many areas I had little or n


  • Marc

    Masters of the Air America's Bomber Boys Who Fought the Air War Against Nazi Germany review å 103 Masters of the Air America's Bomber Boys Who Fought the Air War Against Nazi GermanyAfter sitting on my shelf for a few years I finally decided to read this Having read many books on the 8th AF over the years I was hoping t


  • Hermien

    Masters of the Air America's Bomber Boys Who Fought the Air War Against Nazi Germany review å 103 Masters of the Air America's Bomber Boys Who Fought the Air War Against Nazi GermanyThe losses of men and aircraft and the destruction of cities is incredible Hindsight is of course a wonderful thing but some of the tactical decisions made are troubling


  • Mark

    Masters of the Air America's Bomber Boys Who Fought the Air War Against Nazi Germany review å 103 Masters of the Air America's Bomber Boys Who Fought the Air War Against Nazi GermanyI read the subtitle of this book and assumed it was a collection of war stories from 8th Air Force crewmen I'm not a huge fan of oral history but decided to give it a shot anyway Wow was I pleasantly surprised It is m


  • Michael Burnam-Fink

    Masters of the Air America's Bomber Boys Who Fought the Air War Against Nazi Germany review å 103 Masters of the Air America's Bomber Boys Who Fought the Air War Against Nazi Germany Masters of the Air is an well deserved classic of military history focusing on the Eighth Air Force the United States strategic bomber arm that was the first American unit to bring the war to Nazi Germany and which pioneered the tactics and techniues of strategic bombingBy all reason the strategic air campaign should not have worke


  • Marcus

    Masters of the Air America's Bomber Boys Who Fought the Air War Against Nazi Germany review å 103 Masters of the Air America's Bomber Boys Who Fought the Air War Against Nazi GermanyI must admit that I'm having a bit of difficulty in finding the 'right label' for this book mainly because its author tries in my opinion to cover in it at least three topics all sharing the common denominator but nonetheless uite separate from each other The common denominator is of course the story of 8th Airforce and its bombing campaign against German Reich between 1942 and 1945 Lion share of this book is dedicated to a narrative of 'the human story' of this grand air formation and men who served in it Author does an excellent job with a narrative that allows the reader to get detailed insight into the personal experience of serving with 8th Airforce How did one deal with the enormous stresses and paradoxes of flying a mission over Berlin during the day and going to bed in a soft bed in the evening How did US servicemen interact with th


  • Gerry

    Masters of the Air America's Bomber Boys Who Fought the Air War Against Nazi Germany review å 103 Masters of the Air America's Bomber Boys Who Fought the Air War Against Nazi GermanyI would strongly recommend reading this book only after one has read A Few Good Captains by Dewitt S Copp It certainly dove tails the development of the USAAF into the USAF and shows the many struggles of pilots of all sorts of Aircraft during WW II and their attempt at surviving especially the early days of the war in the ETO I wished it would have do


  • Larry Bassett

    Masters of the Air America's Bomber Boys Who Fought the Air War Against Nazi Germany review å 103 Masters of the Air America's Bomber Boys Who Fought the Air War Against Nazi GermanyPart of the title of this book “bomber boys“ seems a little strange to me It is in a way flippant and dismissive of the men who flew the bombers in Europe in World War II On the other hand the eight or 10 men on each crew were in many cases very young And they apparently had a camaraderie that men in the army on the ground did not have as commonlyThis is a long book 25 hours in the audible format It covers the story of the bombers in Europe from the beginning of the war until the end It is hard to imagine that we will have her have and air war like we had in World War II again Are that we will ever have