CASTLES IN THE AIR. The 8th AIR FORCE STORY OF THE B-17 FLYING FORTRESS AND THEIR BRAVE CREWS IN WWII. The writing is gripping, and the reader will be awe struck at the courage of these men. Over 100 photos. --40% DISCOUNT--
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CASTLES IN THE AIR: A New Edition of the Classic WWII Air History Book, by Martin W. Bowman -- Air Force Aircraft --. Units frequently mentioned include Eighth Air Force, 91st Bomb Group, 305th Bomb Group, 381st Bomb Group and many others This is the revised and updated edition of a great air war book originally published in 1984.
The author has painstakingly researched records and interviewed hundreds of men who were assigned to the B-17 air crews of the Eighth Air Force. This is a magnificient history book! Much is written in the first person of the men who lived the adventures. The writing is gripping, and the reader will be awe struck at the courage displayed by these men. The entire 8th Air Force story is presented, from the early B-17 units arriving in England to the end of the war.
This is a great book for anyone wanting to read about true, exciting, and suspenseful stories of men in aerial combat. It is also an excellent book for the serious student of World War II and of the United States Air Force.
Large 8.5"x11" softcover volume; 200+ pages; 100+ b/w photos, many of them unbelievable action shots.