By Philip Ardery
" Winner of the simplest Aeronautical e-book Award from the Reserve officials organization of the USA "The sky used to be packed with demise airplanes" as American Liberator bombers struggled to come to North Africa after their bold low-level raid at the oil refineries of Ploesti. They misplaced 446 airmen and fifty three planes, yet Philip Ardery's aircraft got here domestic. This pilot used to be to participate in lots of extra raids on Hitler's Europe, together with air conceal for the D-Day invasion of Normandy. This shiny firsthand account, to be had now for the 1st time in paper, documents one man's event of worldwide warfare II air battle. all through, Ardery testifies to the horror of worldwide conflict as he describes his worry, his eager for domestic, and his grief for fallen comrades. Bomber Pilot is a relocating contribution to American history.
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