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The wars of Myron King : a B-17 pilot faces WWII and U.S.-Soviet intrigue

Author: James L McDonough
Publisher: Knoxville : University of Tennessee Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"This book offers an engrossing account of King's early life and wartime service as a part of the 401st Bombardment Group, U.S. Eighth Air Force ... Based on a wide array of published and primary sources, including trial transcripts and interviews with King, the book offers a unique view of the experience of air combat, the intertwining of politics and military justice, and the complex circumstances that inaugurated  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Trial and arbitral proceedings
Biography
History
Trials, litigation, etc
Named Person: Myron Lyzon King; Myron Lyzon King
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James L McDonough
ISBN: 9781572336759 1572336757
OCLC Number: 319247390
Description: xiii, 246 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: A passion for flying --
And then there was a war on --
From Savannah to Northamptonshire --
Concerning those who went before --
Into the thick of it --
Berlin, bad weather, and "the Bulge" --
From Christmas Eve to Berlin again --
Behind Russian lines --
A bizarre affair --
The Russian adventure darkens --
The Eagle and the Bear --
Orchestrating a court-martial --
Moscow, the visit of a lifetime --
Back to England, home to the United States --
Vindicated ... finally.
Responsibility: James Lee McDonough.

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"This book offers an engrossing account of King's early life and wartime service as a part of the 401st Bombardment Group, U.S. Eighth Air Force ... Based on a wide array of published and primary sources, including trial transcripts and interviews with King, the book offers a unique view of the experience of air combat, the intertwining of politics and military justice, and the complex circumstances that inaugurated the Cold War"--Jacket.

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