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Wild Blue The Men and Boys Who Flew the B-24s over Germany 1944-1945

ISBN-10: 0743223098

ISBN-13: 9780743223096

Edition: 2002

Authors: Stephen E. Ambrose, Stephen E. Ambrose

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List price: $16.99
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Publication date: 5/7/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Historian Stephen E. Ambrose grew up in Wisconsin and attended the University of Wisconsin and the University of Louisiana. Ambrose is considered to be one of the foremost historical scholars of recent times and has been a professor for over three decades. He is also the founder and president of the National D-Day Museum in New Orleans. His works include D-Day: June 6, 1944: The Climactic Battle of World War II, Citizen Soldiers: The U. S. Army from Normandy Beaches to the Bulge to the Surrender of Germany, June 7, 1944-May 7, 1945, Band of Brothers: E Company, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne from Normandy to Hitler's Eagle's Nest and Undaunted Courage: Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson and the Opening of the American West. Abrose served historical consultant on the motion picture Saving Private Ryan.

Acknowledgments
Author's Note
Prologue
Cast of Characters
Where They Came From
Training
Learning to Fly the B-24
The Fifteenth Air Force
Cerignola, Italy
Learning to Fly in Combat
December 1944
The Isle of Capri
The Tuskegee Airmen Fly Cover: February 1945
Missions over Austria: March 1945
Linz: The Last Mission: April 1945
Epilogue
Notes
Bibliography
Index