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

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ISBN-10: 0743235452

ISBN-13: 9780743235457

Edition: N/A

Authors: Donald L. Miller

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"Masters of the Air" "" "Masters of the Air" is a narrative history of the bomber war in World War Two. The U.S. had two air forces conducting strategic bombing in Europe during the war, the Eighth and the Fifteenth. The Eighth was the more powerful and was the one that bombed Germany. "Masters of the Air" is the story of the Eighth Air Force. The American bomber war began in the summer of 1942 with a strike by a dozen Flying Fortresses (B-17s), or "Forts," as they were called, against Rouen, then occupied by the Germans. It ended in the spring of 1945 with a succession of thousand-bomber terror attacks against Berlin, Leipzig, Dresden and other cities in Germany. Of all the military…    
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Book details

List price: $23.00
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Publication date: 9/25/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 688
Size: 6.13" wide x 9.25" long x 1.60" tall
Weight: 1.958
Language: English

Donald L. Miller is the John Henry McCracken Professor of History at Lafayette College in Easton, Pennsylvania, where he lives, and is the host of the PBS series A Biography of America.

Prologue: The Bloody Hundredth
The Bomber Mafia
Eaker's Amateurs
The Dangerous Sky
Airman Down!
The Anatomy of Courage
Teach Them to Kill
The Bells of Hell
Men at War
The Turning
Liberated Skies
The Fatal Trap
Prisoners of the Swiss
My Bellyful of War
The Wire
Terror Without End
The Chimneys Hardly Ever Fall Down
A Pageant of Misery