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Masters of the air : America's bomber boys who fought the air war against Nazi Germany

Author: Donald L Miller
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Masters of the Air is the 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 people."--BOOK JACKET.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Miller, Donald L., 1944-
Masters of the air.
New York : Simon & Schuster, c2006
(OCoLC)607834222
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Donald L Miller
ISBN: 0743235444 9780743235440
OCLC Number: 70668925
Description: viii, 671 p., [24] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: Prologue : The bloody Hundredth --
1. The Bomber Mafia --
2. Eaker's amateurs --
3. The dangerous sky --
4. Airman down! --
5. The anatomy of courage --
6. Teach them to kill --
7. The bells of hell --
8. Men at war --
9. The turning --
10. Liberated skies --
11. The fatal trap --
12. Prisoners of the Swiss --
13. My bellyful of war --
14. The wire --
15. Terror without end --
16. The chimneys hardly ever fall down --
17. A pageant of misery --
Epilogue --
Acknowledgments --
Noes --
Bibliography --
Index.
Responsibility: Donald L. Miller.
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