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    Update 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 Ger

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    This 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

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    How 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 WW

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    After sitting on my shelf for a few years I finally decided to read this Having read many books on the 8th AF o

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    The 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

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    I 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 much much than an oral history MASTERS OF THE AIR examines the entire experience of the 8th AF from POWs to its portrayal in movies and books to race relations to the effect of the American air bases on th

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    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 pioneer

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    I 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 Ai

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    I 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

  10. says:

    Part 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 o

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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 1943 an American bomber crewman stood only a one in five chance of surviving his tour of duty twenty five missions The Eighth Air Force lost men in the war than the US Marine CorpsThe 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 boy and so was the King of Hollywood Clark Gable And the air war was filmed by Oscar winning director William Wyler and covered by reporters lik. The 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

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Masters of the Air America's Bomber Boys Who Fought the Air War Against Nazi Germany

Masters of the Air is the deeply personal story of the American bomber boys in World War II who brought the war to Hitler's doorstep With the narrative power of fiction Donald Miller takes readers on a harrowing ride through the fire filled skies over Berlin Hanover and Dresden and describes the terrible cost of bombing for the German peopleFighting at 25000 feet in thin freezing air that no warriors had ever encountered before bomber crews battled new kinds of assaults 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. How 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 g The Book of Beginnings readers on a harrowing The Homelanders (The Homelanders, ride through the fire filled skies over Berlin Hanover and Dresden and describes the terrible cost of bombing for the German peopleFighting at 25000 feet in thin freezing air that no warriors had ever encountered before bomber crews battled new kinds of assaults 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. How 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 g

read » eBook or Kindle ePUB Å Donald L. Miller

E 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 suicid. I 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 top